Biodefense and Food Security

Concern for water safety after hacker compromises system in Florida

By Gabriela Corrêa and Daniel Vidal Pérez | The water supply system in the city of Oldsmar (Florida, USA) suffered an attack. Through remote access...

New cases of avian influenza in Russia concern WHO

By Diego L. S. Navia and Daniel Vidal Pérez | Seven farm workers in southern Russia were infected with avian influenza A H5N8, previously transmitted...

Permanence of habits indicates continuation of pandemics

By Diego L. S. Navia and Samira Scoton | Personal protective equipment, social distancing, increase of hygiene habits and crowd limitation are responsible for the...

Food and water insecurity threatens Syria and Iraq yet again

By Gabriel Paes and Daniel Vidal Pérez | Syria and Iraq could witness a deterioration on its indicators of both food and water insecurtiy. This...

Big Data boost technological revolution in the agricultural sector

By Alice Castelani de Oliveira and Samira Scoton | Access to Big Data has revolutionized the agricultural sector. Machines, such as harvesters, record via GPS...

Fish contamination by sewer threatens food safety

By Diego L. S. Navia and Daniel Vidal Pérez | A study conducted in Myanmar Archipelago, focusing on the marine enviroment and fish, found about...

COVID-19 affects food safety and concerns Asian consumers

By Julia Nishio e Daniel Vidal Pérez | The COVID-19 pandemic has increased consumer concern regarding food contamination in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) area. According to...

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U.S. Army approves plans for a tactical space layer

By Rafael Esteves and Caroline Colbert | On April 19, 2021, the United States Army approved the development of prototype of a low-orbit satellite, dedicated...

Study shows global dependence on biodiversity in developing countries

By Alice Castelani and Daniel Vidal Pérez | A study published by Brazilian researchers in the journal Science Advances pointed out that countries with the...

First Paraguayan satellite monitors the development of Chagas Disease

By Agatha Tomassoni Santos and Caroline Colbert | The first Paraguayan satellite, called Guaranisat-1, was launched from the International Space Station and aims to monitor...

Drones contribute to improving agriculture activities

By Yasmim A. M. Reis and Samira Scoton | Technology has gained great relevance to agriculture over the years. In the administration of a rural...