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Worrying coast erosion during hurricane season

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A study performed by the Professor Maritza Barreto Orta and students at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus, titled The status of Puerto Rico's Coast, gains importance during hurricane season as it identifies areas impacted by erosion. 

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Communication network is established for the next scientific leaders

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The Biomedical Program from the Medical Science Campus at the University of Puerto Rico celebrated the first symposium for graduate students with the title: Breaking Barriers through collaboration: Networking to create opportunities.

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Study reveals no genetic component to alcoholism

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Research conducted in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the Medical Sciences Campus from the University of Puerto Rico, sought to determine if teenagers were naturally predisposed to alcoholism. This study revealed that the age at which drinking begins outranks genetics as an essential marker to predict alcoholism in adulthood.

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SRDC Saturday Research Academy Program, Spring 2017 Session

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The main goal of Saturday Research Academy Program (SRAP) of the Student Research Development Center (SRDC) is to encourage pre-college research, develop student’s written and oral communication skills, and provide a forum in Puerto Rico for students to foster interest in undergraduate and graduate education, particularly in the STEM-C fields.

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UPRH leader in research and biomedical training

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The University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (UPRH), the leading academic institution in terms of research and biomedical training in the oriental region, recently announced the renovation of three proposals that would benefit students.

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WORKING TOWARDS A CLINICAL TRIAL CULTURE IN PUERTO RICO

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Working towards a clinical trial culture in Puerto Rico

By: Natasha DeLeon-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Doctors and researchers work towards developing new drugs, new procedures to cure, detect, prevent or treat diseases. But the people, families and patients, have put their trust and life by joining the clinical trials needed to determine if these drugs or procedures worked. The combination of both parts, doctors and patients, are crucial to advance medicine.

The Conclusion of a Research Experience in Puerto Rico

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Hello again, CienciaPR readers.

If you read my last blog, you know that I’ve been in Mayaguez, PR for the summer doing research in the RMSM REU (Reconfigurable and Multifunctional Soft Materials Research Experience for Undergraduates) program at the University of Puerto. It’s been a wonderful summer, and I’m sad that the time is almost here to leave this “island of enchantment”.

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