FAPESP

São Paulo Research Foundation[1] (FAPESP, Portuguese: Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) is a public foundation located in São Paulo, Brazil, with the aim of providing grants, funds and programs to support research, education and innovation of private and public institutions and companies in the state of São Paulo. It was founded in 1962 and is maintained by endowments by the State government which are guaranteed as a fixed percentage of the State's tax income, besides the income generated by the financial fruition of its considerable assets.

Website
http://www.fapesp.br/en/
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Paulo_Research_Foundation

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Neuroscience

Food for thought: New maps reveal how brains are kept nourished

Our brains are non-stop consumers. A labyrinth of blood vessels, stacked end-to-end comparable in length to the distance from San Diego to Berkeley, ensures a continuous flow of oxygen and sugar to keep our brains functioning ...

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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women with type 1 diabetes experience a shorter reproductive period

The length of the female reproductive period (the time from the onset of menses to the final menstrual period) has important health implications. A new study compared the length of reproductive periods for women with type ...

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