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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.

Borinqueña, are you considering a career in academia? Be inspired by my story!

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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.

Second Tertulia CienciaPR: Science Policy

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We continually hear in the news discussion about topics of global significance such as energy or health reforms, national security, global warming, the food crisis, and the fiscal budget and its impact on innovation and competitiveness, among others. Although seemingly unrelated to each other, in order to be resolved all of these issues need to include considerations about science.

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.

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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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Important archeological site in Cayey has been discovered

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A group of Puerto Rican archeologists have discovered an important archeological site in Cayey. 

 

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In danger of extinction the majority of coquí species

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Jorge J. Muñiz Ortiz (EFE)

In the last few years, several species of coquies have dissapeared from Puerto Rico and today almost all of them are in danger of extinction.

 

 

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Puerto Rico still attractive to pharmaceuticals

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Marie Custodio Collazo / mcustodio@elnuevodia.com

Puerto Rico is still an important manufacturing center for pharmaceuticals according to Pharmaceuticals Industry Association. 

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Puerto Rican scientists featured in Physics journal

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The scientific journal Physics Today, has recently featured an article about research conducted at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.

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