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New mobile app to monitor daily levels of pollen and spores in Puerto Rico

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Patients with respiratory confditions now have a new free mobile app to track pollen and spore levels in Puerto Rico. The app is available for free and it's called Tropical Outdoor Triggers of Asthma and Allergies (TOTAAL).

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Science Institution Can Help Alleviate Puerto Rico’s Crisis—If It’s Free of Political Interference

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CienciaPR Member and Kendall Fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists gives his perspective about proposed changes to the Puerto Rico Science Technology and Research Trust

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.

PUERTO RICO IS AT THE PARALLEL 18… PIN IT!

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Puerto Rico is at the Parallel 18… pin it!

By: Natasha DeLeon-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Have you heard about Parallel18? If you haven’t, you should keep reading… if you have, but are not really sure what it is…keep reading… and become a fan!

The Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust mission is to invest, facilitate and build capacity to continually advance Puerto Rico’s economy and its citizens’ well-being through innovation-driven enterprises, science and technology, and its industrial base.

Seven technology promises for 2016

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Technology experts discuss 7 technologies that may dominate in 2016: virtual reality, 3D printing, big data, video and social media, cell phones, smart houses and e-wallet.

 

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Visita de Twitter a la Universidad de Puerto Rico

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Twitter's Coming to UPR!

At Twitter, we believe the open exchange of information can be a compelling force for good in the world, and have built Twitter to be the real-time public platform for authentic voices, conversations, and ideas.

Now we are entering a very exciting phase of development, and are actively looking for engineers. We would love to have you join the flock to help write our next chapter.

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Premio para Educadores que promueven las ciencias de cómputos

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The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award publicly celebrates high school educators who encourage girls’ interest and participation in technology pursuits. Educator Award recipients form a national community of peers, share practices, and empower other educators to encourage the participation of girls in computing.

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Apoya a una estudiante de high a solicitar al premio NCWIT de Aspiración a las Ciencias de Cómputos

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Si eres una estudiante de noveno a duodécimo grado en escuela secundaria y te interesan las ciencias de cómputos, considera solicitar para este premio. Si conoces a una jóven con estas cualidades, sugiérele que solicite y apoyala en su solicitud. Varias jóvenes de Puerto Rico han ganado este premio en el pasado y esto les ha abierto las puertas a estudios en disciplinas relacionadas a las ciencias de cómputos y carreras en estas áreas.

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A Taiwanese coquí

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Two scientists Jeff C. Lee (Taiwanese) and Cheryll Sánchez (Puerto Rican) founded CoquiLabs in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The company creates other companies and products
that solve specific business and individual needs.

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Red Comuniciencia – More and Better Science en Español

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To advocate and promote the creation of more and better Spanish-language science, health and technology content, Marga Gual Soler, Ivan Fernando GonzalezLuis Quevedo and yours truly —all members of CienciaPR—created Red Comuniciencia. Red Comuniciencia is a community of Spanish-language science, health and technology communicators based in North America. 

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