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Creativity: a new skill (?) needed in science and technology

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Creativity: a new skill (?) needed in science and technology

By: Natasha DeLeon-Rodriguez, PhD

“The greatest scientists are artists as well” (Albert Einstein)

In previous decades, science, technology, and art used to hang out hand by hand. Artists like Leonardo Da Vinci were also inventors. Scientists like Einstein knew the importance of creativity to move science forward. But in our current time frame, we notice a clear division between scientists and artists. We see how society moves towards promoting science and technology but downgrades arts.

Compete for a spot at Singularity University

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2016 SingularityU Puerto Rico Global Impact Competition is a challenge to find the most innovative Puerto Ricans with the skills, passion, and ideas or projects that could potentially impact in a positive manner the lives of millions of people around the world through the use of exponential technologies within 5-10 years.

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Rafael Joglar: Defender of the Coquí and Biodiversity

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Sara Justicia Doll

Dr. Rafael Joglar, professor and researcher at the University of Puerto Rico have founded the Proyecto Coquí  in an effiort to protect the coquies and the biodiversity in Puerto Rico.

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Hack PR to cultivate innovation in PR

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Yaritza Santiago Caraballo

"HackPR 2015” took place this weekend at the Coliseo Rafael A. Mangual.

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Puerto Rican professor develops protein biomarker for treating pancreatic cancer

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Dr. Belinda Pastrana, professor at the the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez announced the creation of patent of a protein biomarker to treat pancreatic cancer.

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RUM presents protein to treat cancer

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A Puerto Rican company will invested money in the production of a proein that could be used to treat cancer.

 

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