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No. 3
Annual issue in English/2016
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Cover Story
The mysteries of the brain

As a global reference, studies conducted at the Memory Center are intended to unravel how the brain works


Science



Life in the depths
Missions in the Pelotas River Basin have led to discoveries that may bring about new energy sources and even medicines
Academic News



University has a new management
Priorities are to reinforce Marist identity and promote interdisciplinarity

 



Open doors to the world
PUCRS promotes internationalization on Campus

 

A threat
to bees

Contamination by pesticides puts native bees at risk

 

The challenges of a Catholic university
Interview with the president of PUC-Chile, Ignacio Sanchez

 

The innovative Chordata method
Unprecedented therapy proves to be more effective and help patients to walk again

Projects help
unravel the
love hormone

Group looks into the role played by oxytocin in depression and in elderly behavior

Religiosity and spirituality in clinical practice
Specialization and extension programs address topics of influence on people’s health

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Other highlights
A Message to Readers: Commitment to quality, by Joaquim Clotet
Research: Brazil takes a lead in the fight against tobacco
Science: A reference in animal care
Teaching: Doctoral research combines interdisciplinarity, innovation and internationalization
Innovation: A laboratory for you to put your creativity to test
Standpoint: Envisioning the future - Br. Evilázio Teixeira, President



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