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Science & Tech
UNAM promotes critical thinking
[ 2019-02-15 - 13:40:46 ]
Mexico, Feb (Notimex) .- Specialists from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, for its acronym in Spanish) develop an application to strengthen the critical thinking of undergraduate students.
The application raises three controversial situations for the student, in order to reflect on their personal positioning, understand the point...
Women's contribution to science is recognized
[ 2019-02-08 - 15:04:56 ]
Mexico, Feb (Notimex) .- Encouraging the participation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is the main challenge to commemorate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, on February 11.
In Mexico, only eight percent of women choose to study careers in these disciplines compared to 27 percent of men.
Method to purify wastewater is created
[ 2019-02-07 - 12:44:14 ]
Mexico, Feb (Notimex) .- Specialists from the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN,for its acronym in Spanish) developed a technological procedure to make wastewater drinkable.
The method contemplates adding gas to water and exposing it to hydrate formation temperatures to separate contaminants. The main advantage of this process is that it does...
Vegan leather is created in Mexico
[ 2019-01-31 - 12:55:59 ]
Mexico, Jan (Notimex) - The Mexican company Polybion, founded by brothers Axel and Alexis Gómez-Ortigoza, created a biomaterial similar to leather that can be used in the textile industry to make footwear, bags or purses.
This biomaterial was created from agroindustrial waste coming from packing plants. It uses the transformation work of waste...
Mexican participated in Japan's nanosatellite development
[ 2019-01-24 - 13:56:54 ]
Mexico, Jan (Notimex) - The Mexican researcher José Rodrigo Córdova Alarcón participated in the “Aoba Velox IV” satellite's development, successfully launched by the Japanese Space Agency (Jaxa).
Córdova Alarcón received his Ph.D. from the Nanosatellite Technologies Program of the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Kitakyushu (Japan) and...
A plastic packaging to preserve food is created
[ 2019-01-23 - 13:04:06 ]
Mexico, Jan (Notimex) - A group of scientists from the Center for Research in Applied Chemistry (CIQA) developed smart plastic packaging for food preservation.
The wrappers contain nanoparticles that provide the packaging with “smart” characteristics such as release or adsorption of substances to or from food, as well as labels that change color...
Crumbs with less fat absorption is developed
[ 2019-01-21 - 13:19:41 ]
Mexico, Ene (Notimex) .- Crumbs based on amaranth and chia, prepared by researchers from the Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla (BUAP, for its acronym in Spanish), allows meat to absorb less fat, besides being rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals and fiber.
The PhD in Food Sciences, Norma Angélica Santiesteban-López, explained that this...
A racket to recharge cell phones is designed
[ 2019-01-21 - 10:44:25 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - In the search for alternatives to generate clean energy, students from National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) developed the “Raquelectric”, a prototype of a racket that would be used to recharge the cell phone battery.
Supported by the academic Marco Antonio Calderón Pérez, the project was designed by the young people José Pablo...
Mexican scientist researches ways to tackle herpes simplex
[ 2018-10-30 - 13:23:25 ]
Guadalajara (Notimex) - Mexican pharmacobiologist Esteban Flores is researching ways to tackle the herpes simplex virus.
Flores, a graduate of the University of Guadalajara, is carrying out his research at Cornell University, New York.
Seventy percent of the world population is infected with some kind of herpes variety, and Flores has been researching...
Bancomext gives $102-million credit to Sonora aerospace plant
[ 2018-10-17 - 15:14:12 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – The National Foreign Trade Bank (Bancomext) has given a $102-million credit to the AT Engine Mexico aerospace plant.
The plant will generate 300 specialized jobs in the northern state of Sonora, as well as attract more investments to the aerospace sector’s supply chain.
The credit is part of a $297-million investment by AT Engine...