May 31, 2016

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Since he was a child, Mario had his head on the Moon. That is why he became an astronomer eager to cross the borders of his own country and those of science. “I wanted to learn about the Solar System, the stars, the...

February 11, 2016

 

February 11 marks the International Day of Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). According to the most recent UNESCO Science Report, "women account for only 28 percent of researchers across the world, with the gap deepening at the higher echelons...

August 3, 2015

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Since it first appeared in the United States in the early seventies, Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) has continued adding followers. When John Grinder y Richard Blander brought together their experiences w...

July 1, 2015

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Although it's true that in many places around the world people live under continuous water shortages, José Joel Carrillo Rivera, senior researcher at UNAM’s Geology Department, surprised his audience last Ma...

June 2, 2015

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During the past months we have heard of the controversies related to water shortage in California and surrounding communities due to a prolonged drought. However, California is not the only region suffering from water shortage. In M...

April 30, 2015

As part of Brain Awareness Week, the Institute of Biomedical Research at UNAM organized the event “A walk through the changing brain”. With over 86 million neurons, each connected to five thousand more, and creating close to 430 billion synapses and connections between...

March 31, 2015

 

Lorena Villanueva Almanza studied a B.S. in Biology at the Science College at UNAM, as well as a Masters in Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. track on Botany and Plant Sciences at the U...

March 27, 2015

When it comes to unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, our imagination can fly as high as they do. Drones have become important tools for scientists, who can optimize efforts and decrease costs of research.

 

Drones contribute to research by capturing aerial images with gr...

March 27, 2015

As part of Brain Awareness Week, UNAM and the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles organized a day of science and fun activities for Spanish speaking students. For a couple of hours, students learned about the wonderful world of neuroscience through games and act...

February 27, 2015

We know that certain animals like lizards can regenerate their own tissues; however, humans are incapable of copying these little creatures. This hasn’t stopped scientists from researching how tissue engineering can contribute to repairing and regenerating skin, heart...

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