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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

Ivia Moreno Rosado: A Borinqueña in China

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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. In ‘What’s up Borinqueña?’ we share a variety of experiences and perspectives from different women and men that are committed to advancing equality for women in science.

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.

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C3TeC opens its doors to science and innovation

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The Centro Criollo de Ciencia y Tecnología del Caribe (C3TeC, Caribbean Criollo Center for Science and Technology), located in Caguas, will open its doors tomorrow Tuesday August 12 to its permanent exhibit "Our bodies, our island, our planet." This concludes the last phase in the establishment of the Center, a municipal $25 million dollar  initiative, envisioned by the late ex-mayor of Caguas, William Miranda Marín, as part of a new vision for the socio-economic development of the region. Tasha Endara, Executive Director of C3TeC, indicated that the Center expects to receive a

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Puerto Rican researchers published study about common problems that affect vision

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A group of Puerto Rican scientists from Interamerican University published a study about common problems that affect vision in humans.

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UPR Humacao is looking to increase the number of Hispanic women in Science Careers

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Dr. Lilliam Casillas at University of Puerto Rico in Humacao is looking to increase the number of women that pursue science careers through a grant supported by AACU, under the Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL).

For more info, you can reach Dr. Casillas at lilliam.casillas@upr.edu,or at 787-850-0000 ext. 9162.

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Arecibo Observatory Space Academy applications are open

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The Arecibo Observatory Space Academy, is recruiting students for its Pre-College Research Program, which provides research opportunities for 9th to 12th grade high school students in Puerto Rico. For more information about the program visit: http://spaceacademyarecibo.wix.com/aosa.  

 

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Science and Technology through public schools

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A group of students and teachers participated at the nanotechnology summer camp at UPRM NSF funded center-CREST.

 

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