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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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Swallows of the western skies

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Ushuaia and Fairbanks are cities near the tips of the world. 

The capital of Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego province and the Alaskan metropolis don’t share much in common. Except for a cluster of simple wood boxes on poles, and the scientists and swallows who flock to them. 

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The Citizen Science boom

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This article explains the boom of citizen science in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. 

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The UPR will use LED lights manufactured at Mayagüez Campus

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The University of Puerto Rico will use LED ligths manufacture at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the Mayaguez Campus. 

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HIV, exercises and woman health in Puerto Rico are been studied at Medical Sciences Campus

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A group of researchers at the Medical Science Campus at the University of Puerto Rico developed a two year study focused on the effect of exercises on memory and in women with HIV. 

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UPR at Mayagüez launched instruments to improve the forecast for hurricanes

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The UPR at Mayagüez has developed new tools to improve the forecast of hurricanes in the Caribbean (CariCOOS).

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