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CienciaPR and El Nuevo Dia: A new network of boricua scientists

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CienciaPR established a collaboration with the Science section of El Nuevo Dia, to write articles featuring what our scientists do and how science affects our society. CienciaPR members talked to this newspaper about this collaboration and the initiatives of CAPRI and CienciaPR

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The richness of the entrails of Puerto Rico

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The underground cavern and aquifer system of northern Puerto Rico is unique in its class. But this underground world is threatened. Contamination, urban development and construction of dams have caused the disappearance of some of the species that inhabit these ecosystems and have rendered some aquifers useless as a fresh-water source.

21 Puerto Rican parrots are freed

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Yesterday, 21 Puerto Rican parrots raised in captivity were set free as part of a program that aims to strengthen and help re-establish the population of this endemic bird. The endangered population of the Puerto Rican parrot barely reaches a total of 200 individuals, including those in captivity.

Behind drug approval procedures

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Have you sometimes wondered how that medicine saved the life or alleviated your pain got to your hands? For a drug to be available to improve your quality of life, an investigation process that requires years, money, the experts’ knowledge and the good will of people is needed. All medicine, surgery or medical device requires clinical studies to be approved. According to neurologist Carlos A. Luciano, associated director of the Clinical Research Center of the Medical Sciences Campus, a well-designed clinical study is the most appropriate and efficient form to demonstrate the effectiveness of a treatment, because it allows to observe the side effects and the toxicity of the treatment.

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