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Miguel Nicolelis

São Paulo :: Brazil | 1 month ago | technology-news

Miguel Angelo Laporta Nicolelis, MD, PhD, is a Brazilian physician and scientist, best known for his pioneering work in "reading monkey thought". He and his colleagues implanted electrode arrays into a monkey's brain that were able to detect the monkey's...
Views: 90 | News Stories: 27 | Blog Posts: 31 | 17 | 24 | 0
 
Paulo Freire

São Paulo :: Brazil | 1 year ago | technology-news

Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, Ph.D (September 19, 1921 – May 2, 1997) was a Brazilian educator and influential theorist of critical pedagogy.
Views: 40 | News Stories: 26 | Blog Posts: 30 | 44 | 54 | 0
 
Oscar Niemeyer

São Paulo :: Brazil | 23 days ago | technology-news

Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (born December 15, 1907) is a Brazilian architect specializing in international modern architecture. In the 1940s, '50s and '60s "he established himself as one of Modernism's greatest luminaries," while he “reshaped Brazil’s identity...
Views: 333 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 35 | 76 | 186 | 0
 
Filippo Brunelleschi

Santa Maria :: Brazil | 1 year ago | technology-news

Filippo Brunelleschi (Italian pronunciation: [fiˈlippo brunelˈleski]; 1377 – April 15, 1446) was one of the foremost architects and engineers of the Italian Renaissance. He is perhaps most famous for his studies of linear perspective and engineering the dome of the Florence...
Views: 134 | News Stories: 11 | Blog Posts: 17 | 15 | 39 | 0
 
Peter Burke

São Paulo :: Brazil | 1 year ago | technology-news

Peter Burke (born 1937 in Stanmore, England) is a British historian and professor.
Views: 31 | News Stories: 11 | Blog Posts: 3 | 9 | 32 | 0
 
Fernando Henrique Cardoso

São Paulo :: Brazil | 1 year ago | technology-news

Fernando Henrique Cardoso (Portuguese pronunciation: [feɾˈnɐ̃dw ẽjˈʁiki kaʁˈdozu]; born June 18, 1931), also known by his initials FHC ([ˈɛfjɐˌgaˈse]), was the 34th President of the Federative Republic of Brazil and served for two terms from January 1, 1995 to December 31,...
Views: 88 | News Stories: 10 | Blog Posts: 42 | 78 | 43 | 0
 
Carlos Chagas

Carlos Chagas :: Brazil | 1 year ago | technology-news

Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas, or Carlos Chagas (Portuguese: [ˈkaʁlus ˈʃaɡɐs]; 1879–1934), was a Brazilian sanitary physician, scientist and bacteriologist who worked as a clinician and researcher. He discovered Chagas disease, also called American trypanosomiasis in 1909, while...
Views: 91 | News Stories: 1 | Blog Posts: 2 | 40 | 38 | 0
 
Roberto Burle Marx

São Paulo :: Brazil | 1 year ago | technology-news

Roberto Burle Marx (August 4, 1909, São Paulo – June 4, 1994, Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian landscape architect (as well as a painter, print maker, ecologist, naturalist, artist and musician) whose designs of parks and gardens made him...
Views: 116 | News Stories: 5 | Blog Posts: 0 | 8 | 13 | 0
 
Martin Bauer

Rio Grande :: Brazil | 6 months ago | technology-news

Martin W. Bauer is a social psychologist, currently Reader at the Methodology Institute at the London School of Economics. He directs the MSc in Social and Public Communication at the Institute of Social Psychology. Martin Bauer was a Research Fellow...
Views: 37 | News Stories: 4 | Blog Posts: 2 | 20 | 14 | 0
 
Jorge Amado

São Paulo :: Brazil | 1 year ago | technology-news

Jorge Leal Amado de Faria (August 10, 1912 — August 6, 2001) was a Brazilian writer of the Modernist school. He was the best-known of modern Brazilian writers, his work having been translated into some 49 languages and popularized in...
Views: 71 | News Stories: 3 | Blog Posts: 30 | 20 | 95 | 0
 

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