Invitation to write articles about neuroscience for the Brain Awareness Week

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The Brain Awareness week (BAW) is celebrated during March 10-16 worldwide. As part of our commitment to promote science and research in Puerto Rico, this year Ciencia Puerto Rico is inviting scientists to submit and publish articles related to neuroscience topics.

Yaítza Luna-Cruz: I am Borinqueña and an Atmospheric Physicist

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Borinqueña emphasizes the contribution of Puerto Rican and Hispanic women in science and technology and provides a space to discuss topics of interest about the empowerment of women.

El Big Bang, la Inflación y la naturaleza de la ciencia

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Había una canción de salsa muy famosa de Héctor Lavoe que decía “Todo tiene su final. Nada dura para siempre…”. Y es cierto. Pero como toda coordenada lineal el tiempo tiene dos direcciones: una hacia el futuro y otra hacia el pasado. Así que la contraparte temporal de ese aforismo es “Todo tiene su principio. Nada ha existido desde siempre.”

"Boricua brains" awarded prestigious scholarship at the federal level

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The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF- GRFP) is perhaps the most competitive and prestigious scholarship for doctoral students interested in a variety of disciplines related to science, engineering, technology and mathematics.

Art as an Educational Tool to develop a New Generation of Scientists

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A soil ecologist and biologist, Grizelle González turns to art to better understand science. She currently is the project leader of the research unit of the International Institute of Tropical Forestry. With a Doctorate of Philosophy in Soil Ecology and Biology, Grizelle is also an adjunct faculty of the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences at the University of Puerto Rico.

Graduate Biologist, Undergraduate Architect

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We are pleased to share with you a guest essay by Glorimar Irizarry Delgado, architecture student at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico

A scientist must take the liberty to raise any question, to doubt any assertion, to correct errors – J.R. Oppenheimer

Invigorating the Imagination with Art and Science

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Jason Silva is recently known as the host of the new series BRAIN GAMES for the National Geographic Channel, but this Venezuelan-American filmmaker has been widely recognized by his non-commercial series of short films “shots of philosophical espresso” and his ongoing project, aptly named “


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