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Science & Tech
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
UK and Mexico to work together on innovation
[ 2018-01-22 - 14:45:56 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - The Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex led a three-day workshop on innovation in Mexico.
The workshop aimed to provide Mexico with tools to create an innocation policy.
Transformational innovation aims to solve crucial issues affecting the world, such as social inclusion and environmental sustainability, the...
Mexico and Paraguay space agencies ink cooperation deal
[ 2018-01-19 - 14:16:53 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – The Mexican Space Agency, AEM, and its Paraguayan counterpart AEP have signed a cooperation deal.
The agreement promotes the development of space technology applications that would help both reach their goals of technology development, science and academia, said Mexico’s space agency director Javier Mendieta.
Physics, geosciences and IT growing in Mexico
[ 2017-12-20 - 17:44:01 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - The physics, geosciences and IT sectors are showing growth in Mexico, said Enrique Cabrero, director of the country's council of science and technology, Conacyt.
Projects in consumer goods, industrial processes, chemistry and metallurgy were given the highest number of patents last year, Cabrero said.
He added that some 13,000 scientific...
Mexico short film wins NASA competition
[ 2017-11-15 - 18:59:08 ]
Mexico (Notimex) -- The short film "Apizaco," by Alex Moreno, won the 2017 CineSpace competition at the NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Festival, the Mexican Space Agency said.
The film competed against 650 films from around the world.
Apizaco tells the story of three students from the central eastern state of Tlaxcala and their professor as they compete...
Siemens promotes use of electric buses in Mexico
[ 2017-11-14 - 07:38:00 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – German multinational Siemens will promote the use of electric cars in Mexico as an essential means of urban transport and an option to cut down pollution.
The company has designed the “Complete Mobility” concept which it seeks to launch in Mexico.
Compared to gasoline or diesel buses, fuel consumption is 25 percent lower in...