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Brazilians Fighting Autism Posted by on Nov 18, 2010

This week, an interesting story came out in the news about Brazilian scientists working in the United States on an autism study. They discovered an autism “neuron” that they managed to fix in a laboratory experiment. The ground-breaking study, led by Brazilian molecular biologist Alysson Muotri, showed that there may be a possibility to treat…

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Brazilian people and the World Cup Posted by on Jun 18, 2010

Hey everyone. The World Cup is going on and Brazilians are just crazy about it, at least most of us. Check out this video I made about how my city (Montes Claros – Minas Gerais)  is turning green and yellow and also some reactions to Brazil’s first game. Is this different from your country?

Snowstorm in Portuguese Posted by on Feb 26, 2010

Up here on the East Coast of the U.S., we had a massive snowstorm (nevasca, in Portuguese). It reminded me of one of my favorite videos of Brazilians living in the U.S., mineiros in Massachusetts shoveling snow in their flip flops. Test your knowledge: 1. What’s the temperature outside, according to the cameraman? 2. What’s…

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