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— Vehicular Delay-Tolerant Network (VDTN) is a new disruptive network architecture where vehicles act as the communication infrastructure. VDTN follows a layered architecture based on control and data planes separation, and positioning the bundle layer under the network layer. VDTN furnishes low-cost asynchronous communications coping with intermittent and… (More)
Gyponareversa DeLong & Martinson, 1972 has its ovipositor described and illustrated based on the examination of specimens from its type locality. This is the first species of Gypona Germar, 1821 to have the female genitalia detailed description published.
The authors propose a new synonym between Collaria scenica (senior synonym) and Collaria columbiensis (junior synonym) based on external morphology and genitalia characteristics of male and female adults of both species. There was no significant difference found to believe that they are two different species.
Five Coccus on Coffea arabica from the states of Bahia, Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais were studied. Females were prepared and mounted in Canada balsam. Coccus brasiliensis Fonseca and Coccus lizeri (Fonseca) were redescribed and Coccus alpinus De Lotto, Coccus celatus De Lotto and Coccus viridis (Green) were characterized. A key to species and… (More)
Joruma abernardesi sp.nov. and Joruma phrolfsi sp.nov. (Typhlocybinae: Jorumini) are described based on specimens from Mata do Paraíso, an Atlantic Forest reserve located at Viçosa municipality. This is the first record of the genus Joruma McAtee in Minas Gerais State, southeastern Brazil.
Cynodonmiris corpoicanus, a new species of Miridae belonging to the subfamily Mirinae and the tribe Stenodemini, is described from Colombia. Similarities and differences between Cynodonmiris, Dolichomiris, and Megaloceroea are presented. Geographic distribution of C. corpoicanus and its host plants are given. Diagnoses and illustrations of the female and… (More)
Brazilian drugs legislation has evolved from a prohibitionist system to a less repressive one in terms of drug users. The objective of this study was to identify the perception of relatives and acquaintances of drug users living in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, about the country's laws and policies on drugs. Data collection was performed using a… (More)
Nurses have unique opportunities to help their patients to stop smoking. The aim of this study was to identify, among nurses of a hospital, the consumption of smoking products, their attitudes and information received on smoking. It was a descriptive study, carried out with 204 (48%) nurses of the Hospital Arzobispo Loayza, Lima, Peru. The Global Health… (More)
Las enfermeras poseen oportunidades únicas para ayudar a sus pacientes a dejar de fumar. El objetivo de esta investigación fue identificar el consumo, las actitudes y los conocimientos recibidos sobre el tabaco por las enfermeras de un hospital en Lima. Se trata de un estudio descriptivo realizado en 204 (48%) enfermeras asistenciales de un Hospital… (More)
The aim of this study was to determine the knowledge and the practices regarding tobacco consumption in pharmacy students according to their demographic and academic characteristics. The sample consisted of 276 (55.2%) pharmacy students of a Peruvian Private University to whom the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) was applied. In men, the prevalence of… (More)