31.- Tonantzintla telescope: Monitoring nearby asteroids [ 2018-06-13 - 16:22:17 ] Puebla (Notimex) - The Tonantzintla Schmidt Chamber telescope will monitor asteroids near earth as part of a new project to study their physical and orbital properties.
The chamber is in the facilities of the National Astrophysics, Electronics and Optics Institute in the state of Puebla.
The telescope has been in operation for 76 years.
The telescope's...
30.- Mexico and Denmark extend biletaral health deal [ 2018-06-12 - 09:36:07 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico and Denmark have agreed to extend for five more years a bilateral health agreement aimed at improving the quality of medical care.
The extension was signed by Mexican Health Minister José Narro, and Denmark's ambassador to Mexico, Henrik Bramsen.
The deal includes research projects in mental health, such as suicide prevention,...
29.- More praise for telecoms reform [ 2018-05-15 - 14:20:31 ] (Mexico) - Global satellite consulting firm Eruconsult has given an award to the Mexican government for the implementation of the telecommunications reform and opening the satellite sector.
The reform reflects the government's strategy and committment to improve services for the people of Mexico, the company said.
The reform has brought many benefits,...
28.- Mexico's first electric car firm launches production [ 2018-05-03 - 11:15:39 ] Puebla (Notimex) - Zacua, the company and the name of Mexico's first electric car, has begun production of the vehicle in its plant in the state of Puebla.
The first units are expected to be available to the public in May.
The production of the vehicles is almost artisan-level, said Zacua CEO Jorge Martínez, in order to ensure they comply with user...
27.- Samsung aims to open more experience stores in Mexico [ 2018-04-26 - 14:54:35 ] Notimex - South Korean technology giant Samsung has announced its plans to open more Samsung Experience Stores in Mexico.
The Experience Stores are a new concept that aim to bring an interactive and personalized experience to Mexican customers. The stores allow the public to try out smartphones, tablets, appliances and accessories, said Diego Altuzar,...
26.- Mexican researcher wins Weizmann Award [ 2018-04-04 - 12:37:21 ] Toluca (Notimex) - Mexican researcher José Javier Reyes, from the Medicine Faculty at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, won the 2017 Weizmann Award for his PhD thesis.
The Weizmann Award is given to the best PhD thesis published in Mexico from 35 areas of science.
The award is granted by the Mexican Academy of Sciences and the Mexican...
25.- Mexican app market worth $2.1 billion [ 2018-03-29 - 12:14:45 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Last year, Mexicans installed 36.4 million mobile phone apps, making the country the second-largest app market in Latin America.
The figures make the Mexican app market worth $2.1 billion, according to AppsFlyer.
The figures also mean a growing number of companies are looking to start business in Mexico.
The most recent official...
24.- Mexico wins 14 digital innovation awards in Switzerland [ 2018-03-28 - 11:49:53 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico won 14 awards for digital innovation at the World Information and Knowledge Society summit, said Yolanda Martínez, coordinator of the president's digital strategy office.
"The aim of the awards is to acknowledge best practices in digital innovation," she said.
The award ceremony takes place in Switzerland, and include government...
23.- Mexican researcher developing cactus-based bioplastic [ 2018-02-24 - 19:43:03 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Sandra Pascor Ortiz, a researcher from the Atemajac Valley University, is developing a cactus-based bioplastic, seeking to replace oil-based plastics that take many years to degrade.
The project began after studying the mucelage released by the cactus, Pascoe said in an interview with Mexico's National Science and Technology Council.
The...
22.- Mexican students create nano device to fight cancer [ 2018-02-09 - 14:27:41 ] Mexico (Conacyt) – Using molecular biology and protein engineering, a group of students from Mexico’s Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí have created a medicine nano-transport device.
The device aims to improve the effect of hydrophobic drugs used against cancer.
The students used the protein shell of a virus (known as a capsid) found in...