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The challenges of a Puerto Rican engineer in Tanzania

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Brunymarie Velázquez / brunymarie.velazquez@elnuevodia.com

Dr. Marcel Castro Sitiriche, professor at University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez is conducting research in electric engineering in Tanzania, as part of the Fulbright Fellowship.

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Science by, of and for the people

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**Este artículo fue traducido al Español por Ciencia Puerto Rico (cienciapr.org) con la autorización de la fuente y autor originales. 

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UPR Mayagüez celebrates anniversary of the Industrial Biotechnology Program

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The University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez calebrates 20 years of its Industrial Biotechnology Program.

 

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Officials underscore the importance of science for the economic development of Puerto Rico

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Daniel Rivera Vargas / daniel.rivera@gfrmedia.com

Representatives of the biotechnology industry and academia underscored the importance of science for the economic development of Puerto Rico as they launch Bioscience Week (Semana de la Biociencia)

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Valuable research on invertebrate biodiversity in Puerto Rico

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Pedro Bosque Pérez / pedro.bosque@gfrmedia.com

Doctors Rafael Joglar Jusino, Carlos J. Santos Flores and Juan L. Torres Pérez just published the book "Biodiversidad de Puerto Rico: Invertebrados" (Biodiversity of Puerto Rico: Invertebrates). This book summarizes decades of research on the diversity of invertebrate species in Puerto Rico. It contains information on 10,500 species and spectacular photos.

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Hard to detect invaders

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Dr. David Jenkins and his team investigated what kind of arthropods were intercepted entering or exiting Puerto Rico on plant, fruits or vegetables.

 

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UPR Mayagüez receives funding to study the Puerto Rico Trench

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Kiara Candelaria Nieves

The University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez (RUM) received a grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to research and explore the Puerto Rico Trench, the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean.

 

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UPR part of key collaboration for the fight against HIV

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The University of Puerto Rico will be a key partner in a collaboration to develop a vaccine against HIV, together with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and CDI Labs, and with the support of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust, the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company and the National Insitute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

 

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Promoting Puerto Rico in Brazil

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A group of Puerto Rican government representatives and entrepreneurs recently went to Brazil to promote business between Puerto Rico and South America's biggest economy.

 

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Vieques wildlife refuge generates its own electricity

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The National Wildlife Refuge in Vieques is the only one of its kind in Puerto Rico to produce its own electricity based on solar power. For that they will be recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

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