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Alternate Mechanism Of Species Formation Picks Up Support

Alternate Mechanism Of Species Formation Picks Up Support, thanks To A South American Ant

Peter Iglinski, University of Rochester A newly-discovered species of ant supports a controversial theory of species formation. The ant, only found in a single patch of eucalyptus trees on the São Paulo State University campus in Brazil,...

Latest Brazil Stories

2014-08-28 16:21:51

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAKE), a leading global manufacturer of industrial protective clothing for industry, municipalities, healthcare and to first responders on the federal, state and local levels, today announced completion of the first phase of the refinancing of Lakeland Brazil. Through an agreement signed with Multiplica Solucoes Empresariais Ltda ("Multiplica"), a private equity turnaround specialist based in Brazil...

2014-08-28 12:33:36

Company Makes Regional Investments and Expands Presence in Sao Paulo WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the country over the past year, the company is expanding its presence in Sao Paulo. Today's announcement helps solidify Blackboard's growing global presence and marks the company's...

2014-08-28 08:32:40

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD), Brazilian automated teller machine (ATM) network provider, Saque e Pague, is delivering a range of financial self-service capabilities never before available to consumers and financial institutions in Brazil. The country's first deposit automation- and cash recycling-enabled ATMs are helping Saque e Pague rapidly grow its network, which recently surpassed its millionth transaction, to...

2014-08-28 08:20:59

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A. has signed a firm order with Japan Airlines (JAL) for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as for an additional twelve E-Jets family options. The value of the firm order is estimated at USD 677 million, based on 2014 list prices. The order will be included in Embraer's 2014 third-quarter backlog. All aircraft will be operated by Japan Airlines' wholly owned subsidiary, J-Air,...

2014-08-27 23:02:19

Ticket Down announces that Brazil and Colombia will meet at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami for a World Cup rematch on Friday, September 5th. This well-known ticket exchange is extending their customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings on any Brazil vs. Colombia tickets. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable source for authentic Brazil vs. Colombia tickets at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. The Brazilian national soccer team will tangle with the...

2014-08-27 20:22:57

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in Brazil 2014 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166017/Challenges-and-Opportunities-for-the-Wealth-Sector-in-Brazil-2014.html Synopsis- This report is the result of WealthInsight's extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Brazil.- The report focuses on HNWI performance...

2014-08-26 23:07:42

It would be hard to tell from his impressive portfolio, which includes fashion layouts for everyone from Chanel and Gucci to CK One and Pepe Jeans, and most recently Citizen K Homme Sport, that Brazilian model Romulo Pires is a regular person who enjoys doing the same things that all people his age do. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 It would be hard to tell from his impressive portfolio, which includes fashion layouts for everyone from Chanel and Gucci to CK One and Pepe...

2014-08-26 16:28:20

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/medipoint_sports_medicine_global_analysis_market_forecasts.htmlMediPoint: Sports Medicine - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThis report focuses on the sports medicine market, which includes implants and arthroscopic capital equipment. The orthopedic sports...

2014-08-26 16:26:45

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Contract Catering Market Report: 2014 Editionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/foodservice/global_contract_catering_market_report.htmlThe foodservice industry is broadly segmented into two categories: self operated and contract catering. Both types of foodservice providers are responsible for supply of food and beverage services and a broad range of other services to their clients...

2014-08-26 16:25:52

LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hydropower (Large, Small and Pumped Storage) in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profileshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/hydropower_large_small_hydro_pumped_storage_brazil_market_outlook_2020.htmlHydropower (Large, Small and Pumped Storage) in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity,...


Latest Brazil Reference Libraries

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Maned Sloth, Bradypus torquatus
2014-05-05 11:17:21

The maned sloth or ai (Bradypus torquatus) is a species of three-toed sloth that can only be found in southeastern Brazil, in the Atlantic coastal rainforest. It prefers to live in humid habitats like evergreen forests, but has been found in secondary and semi-deciduous forests. The average rainfall in areas where this species can be found reaches forty-seven inches per year. The maned sloth varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body length between...

Red-handed Howler, Alouatta belzebul
2014-05-05 10:47:10

The red-handed howler (Alouatta belzebul) is a New World monkey that is native to Brazil and can be found in southeastern areas of the Amazon and in the area of the Atlantic forest between Sergipe and Rio Grande do Norte. It prefers to reside in thick forests within these areas. This species was once thought to hold three subspecies, but studies conducted regarding the appearance of the subspecies and their locations revealed that they were distinct enough to be classified separately. The...

Bearded Sakis
2014-04-17 14:43:34

The Bearded Sakis are 5 species of New World monkeys, listed in the genus Chiropotes. They reside in the eastern and central Amazon in South America, ranging through southern Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, French Guiana, and northern and central Brazil. The 5 species are completely allopathic, their distributions being separated by major rivers. Bearded Sakis are different from the closely related saki monkeys of the genus Pithecia by a pronounced bear, a tuft of hair that stretches out from...

Amazonian Manatee, Trichechus inunguis
2014-04-11 11:46:02

The Amazonian manatee (Trichechus inunguis) is a species that can be found in the Amazon Basin, in a range that extends through Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, and Venezuela. It resides in freshwater habitats within these areas. This species is thought to reach a body length of 9.2 feet and females can weigh between 790 and 1,200 pounds, typically growing larger than males. It is grey in color, but can appear to be brown, and it has thick, wrinkled skin that holds little hair. Hair...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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