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...
21.- 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...
20.- 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.
 
The Paraguayan...
19.- 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...
18.- 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...
17.- 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...
16.- Mexican student wins NASA award for Jupiter project [ 2017-11-08 - 16:37:29 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- Mexican student Jonathan Sánchez won a trophy from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, for his project that aims to estimate the probability of life on Jupiter.
Sánchez won second place in the 17th Air and Space International Program 2017 at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
His project includes a proposal...
15.- Student develops biofertilizer for arid areas [ 2017-10-25 - 17:04:20 ] (Notimex) -- Miguel Angel Villalobos, a student at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), has developed a biofertilizer for arid soils that can improve crop growth by up to 70 percent.


The new biofertilizer can be used to boost production in Mexican fields, as more than 70 percent of the arable land in the country is arid and semi-arid.


For...

14.- Mexico is chair of World Space Week [ 2017-10-05 - 19:54:16 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- Mexico is the chair of the 2017 World Space Week, which takes place from October 4 to 10.


The event was inaugurated by the Mexican Space Agency.


The science community is committed to doubling efforts in spreading and boosting the benefits of technology, said the Agency's chief Javier Mendieta.


"The World...

13.- Mexican scientist creates software to find victims in disaster zones [ 2017-09-27 - 09:15:30 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- Mexican scientist Israel Reyes has created a software designed to help find people in disaster zones.


The software was created in 2013 in New Zealand, and has earned Reyes a nomination for the National Science Award 2017.


The software allows rescuers know the number of people trapped under collapsed buildings...