Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology

Despite all manner of challenges including poor infrastructure, the damning letter, which did not make a direct reference to Jair Bolsonaro’s administration, pointed out that Brazil has managed to make important advances around high-tech research in recent years, supporting sectors ranging from oil and gas and agriculture to aerospace and environmental management.

Sky Views: Is the EU as united as it says it is?

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Stop thinking of resilience as a trait. It’s more than that

I’ve found these three skills valuable when facing not just personal challenges, but organizational ones. When my startup’s product metrics tanked in the spring, I had to respond quickly, rallying our team onto a user research effort around a potential pivot. I was transparent with our financial position and created new rituals such as weekly […]

At 63, Marissa Is Missing Her Daughter’s Wedding Dress Fitting As She Fights For Her Fellow Nurses

In response to Marissa’s claims, a spokesperson for Osceola Regional Medical Center told BuzzFeed News it had “spared no expense” in providing the necessary equipment and supplies, including PPE, to its staffers during the pandemic. They also insisted it has strictly followed CDC guidelines for testing patients and staffers for the virus. “The team is […]

How Far Will Donald Trump Go to Win?

In that reality, Trump is the law-and-order president even as he foments violence in the streets of Portland, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. — or, in the case of Kenosha, Wisconsin, defends a 17-year-old vigilante (and Trump supporter) who allegedly shot three people, killing two of them. Trump’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic is a great […]