Every 15 minutes there is a new case of Hansen's disease in Brazil. People end up not seeking help because they don't known the symptoms and the treatment or are embarrassed or afraid to be judged. But today the disease is curable and treatment is free!Read more
Have you ever heard of the Wonder Twins, superheroes that were famous in the 1980s? The two twin siblings were originally from another planet and had special powers, which they activated when they joined hands. But twins do not come from another planet: there are many of them throughout the world.
In a normal day between the months of June and December of 1908, Oswaldo Cruz gathered his researchers for a picture in front of the tea house gazebo. It was a way of registering that two illustrious German scientists, Gustav Giemsa and Stanislas Von Prowazek, had visited the place.Read more
When we hear about ecosystems, we think of large biomes, such as tropical forests, deserts, savannas, etc.. But that is not it. Life sprouts everywhere! Living beings are born and die, procreate and feet, collaborate and compete in ecosystems of different sizes.Read more