Brazilian science paralysed by economic slump

@article{Gibney2015BrazilianSP,
  title={Brazilian science paralysed by economic slump},
  author={Elizabeth Gibney},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2015},
  volume={526},
  pages={16-17}
}
F or a decade, biochemist Octavio Franco has watched Brazil's economy boom and its research investment surge. " We're starting to do really high-quality science, " he says. But as the nation's economy stalls, Franco is one of many who fear that this budding research ecosysytem is in jeopardy. In 2013, growth decelerated in what was once one of the fastest-growing economies in the world; in 2014, it all but stopped. Over the past year, the resulting cuts to federal and state science funding have… CONTINUE READING

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