CienciaPR website throughout time. March, 2006 (left). Right, August, 2011
CienciaPR.org was established in 2006 with the mission of providing a site in where the members of the scattered Puerto Rican scientific community could have a meeting point. Thanks to the support of thousands of users and a dedicated group of volunteer scientists, in five years, CienciaPR have exceeded the initial expectations becoming one of the scientific portals of more coverage in Puerto Rico and Latin America.
Grand slam! Three lab groups with P. Rican researchers published in this issue of L&M
"Si por casualidad duermes, y sueñas que te acaricia la brisa..."
Those verses from Bobby Capó's song "SoÒando con Puerto Rico" transport us with their melody to the coasts of Puerto Rico. While taking this trip down memory lane, we relive the experience with the same intensity as if we were physically there. How is it that the brain allow us, just by thinking about it, to feel the tropical sun and dream of Puerto Rico?
In December's issue of the prestigious scientific journal Learning and Memory three articles by Puerto Rican authors were published, and those articles address these mysteries of the human brain.