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India to surpass Brazil as top sugar producer, eyes bigger export share

Total supplies would be around 45 million tonnes against local demand of 25.5 million tonnes.

06 Sep 2018 8:26 AM

Fire rages through Rio museum, 200 years of knowledge ‘lost’

Esteemed National Museum in northern Rio, which houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil.

03 Sep 2018 9:12 AM

A whole new world: New drone shots show isolated Amazonian tribe in Brazil

The agency has been studying the community in the images for years, but this was the first time it was able to catch it on camera.

23 Aug 2018 8:13 AM

Family abandons 64-yr-old auntie in cold as they can't afford to look after her

Relatives could face up to three years in prison after distressing video emerged showing them allegedly abandoning her outside care home.

21 Jul 2018 1:52 PM

Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

Even if people think that we’re not deliberately trying to impact animals, we probably are without knowing it.

15 Jun 2018 5:07 PM

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Here's which team you should bet to win World Cup 2018, according to science

According to more than million simulations of tournament, Brazil, five-time winners, are favourites to lift coveted trophy on July 15.

13 Jun 2018 6:16 PM

Global warming will make veggies harder to find: study

Researchers confirmed prior studies that showed global warming would likely cut back on corn growth.

12 Jun 2018 12:58 PM

2018 FIFA World Cup: Neymar's Brazil to lift the trophy in Russia says reports

Goldman Sachs Group made the prediction based on its forecast on data mining, machine learning and econometrics.

12 Jun 2018 12:23 PM

Here’s what scientists know today about Zika and its effect on foetuses

Zika began spreading in Brazil in April 2015 and the country saw more than 260,000 probable cases in 2016, according to Health Ministry.

06 Jun 2018 10:25 AM

As World Cup approaches, soccer-mad Brazilians rush to buy TVs

Stores are also coming up with novel methods to get Brazilians to pull the trigger on new TV sets, with many offering major discounts.

06 Jun 2018 8:44 AM

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Woman born without vagina becomes first in world to have one made out of fish skin

The 23-year-old from Brazil, Jucilene Marinho, underwent a neovaginoplasty in April last year after being born with MRKH.

01 Jun 2018 1:06 PM

Mother shoots gunman attempting to rob parents outside school

Sao Paolo governor Marcio Franca visited military police officer Katia, 42, at her station on Sunday to thank her for her bravery.

14 May 2018 12:31 PM

Drinking kefir may lower blood pressure: study

Kefir is known to help maintain the balance of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system.

28 Apr 2018 5:13 PM

Exercise may lower risk of depression: study

The evidence is clear that people that are more active have a lesser risk of developing depression.

25 Apr 2018 4:26 PM

Tiny fly blows bubbles to cool off: study

The fly's bubble-blowing has been observed before, but its function has remained a mystery up until now.

19 Apr 2018 9:01 PM

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At least 21 killed in Brazil prison breakout bid: officials

The attempt was described as a military style battle in which both prisoners and associates on the outside were armed.

11 Apr 2018 3:26 PM

'Uninhabited' Amazon may have been home to a million people

Scientists from Britain and Brazil uncovered evidence of hundreds of fortified villages in the rainforest away from the major rivers.

28 Mar 2018 5:02 PM

Exercise improves asthma in obese adults

There is a tendency by doctors to rely on pharmacological treatment and neglect non-pharmacological interventions.

17 Mar 2018 10:16 AM

Lindt eyes chocolate lovers in emerging markets

This positive trend is being fuelled by consumers' growing demand for quality and growing desire for chocolate with a high cocoa content.

06 Mar 2018 4:04 PM

Young males at risk of developing severe mental disorders: study

In women aged 45-54, it is slightly higher than among men in the same age group.

03 Mar 2018 5:48 PM

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