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Empowering the Next Generation of Latinas in STEM Through Making

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During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ciencia Puerto Rico and Borinqueña are celebrating the work of organizations inspiring, supporting and empowering Latinas in STEM fields. You can read this profile in Spanish here.

 

Lidia Badarnah: 'Nature provides a huge source of solutions'

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Lidia Badarnah is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Building Technology Program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Badarnah obtained her Ph.D in Biomimetics in Architecture at Delft University of Technology. She has specialized in biologically-inspired strategies for building envelopes adaptation and recently has developed a methodology for the generation of novel biomimetic design concepts. The crossover between architecture and scientific concepts is evident in Badarnah's work that ranges from biology to thermodynamics.

Science is all around you: Mosses

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Greetchen: "José, there is a large variety of plants in our ecosystem with very interesting features, such as the bryophytes. Bryophytes are non-vascular plants; that is, they don’t have veins. It is assumed that they were the first plants to colonize terrestrial environments."


 

 

Puerto Rican ingenuity at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

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Puerto Rican neuroscientist and graduate student David Schwarz is part of Walk Again (Andar du Novo), a project that will allow a paraplegic Brazilian teen to control a robotic exoskeleton with their mind to execute the inaugural kick at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

This event will be historical for many reasons. First, it is the culmination of years of research and the collective work of hundreds of scientists around the world, from engineers, to computer scientists, to neuroscientists.

Young boricua scientists distinguished for outstanding research

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CienciaPR celebrates the scientific talent in Puerto Rico. Here we share the succesful stories of boricua brains that have excelled in conferences and receiving prestigious recognitions early in their careers. Share these stories using #cerebrosboricuas.

Students are distinguished as emerging scientists in science and engineering

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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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A plan for Start Up Puerto Rico

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The Department of Economic Development and Commerce is planning the development of a program that would bring together initiatives aimed at fostering entrepreneurship in Puerto Rico and that would follow the model of Start Up Chile.

 

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Science Trust opens competitive request for proposals to stimulate Puerto Rico’s knowledge economy through innovation

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Close to $5 million have been designated by the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (PRST) for a grants program focused on proposals presented by scientists and researchers related to the development and research in the fields of natural sciences, biotechnology, aerospace technology, communication, medical innovations, electronics, clean and renewable energies and related sciences, announced Iván Ríos Mena, acting Executive Director of the PRST.

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Young Puerto Rican programmer launches third game for Android

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Javier Camacho, a young Puerto Rican programmer who has developed two games for the Android operating system and an app to maintain personal finances, recently released a third game titled ‘Shooting Dots’, that can be acquired from Google Play from the 16 of August.

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Startup Weekend in Puerto Rico invites you to create prototypes

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This August 29 to 31st, Startup Weekend Puerto Rico will hold an event in Ponce directed at people interested in creating prototypes for products with the potential to generate income from global markets.

Nerma Albertorio and Ana de los Ángeles Vélez, founders of the Entrepreneurial Centerl at EDP University and coordinators of Startup Weekend in Puerto Rico, indicated that this edition of the activity is geared to “makers”, who want to acquire skills and resources for developing prototypes of innovative products, such as artists, designers, architects, engineers, and others.

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