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Science & Tech
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...
Mexico is an e-commerce leader in Latin America
[ 2018-09-25 - 19:27:00 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico is seen ending this year with up to 30 percent growth in e-commerce, according to the International Data Corporation.
The figure would place Mexico at the top of e-commerce growth in the region, followed by Colombia, Chile and Peru.
Brazil comes in fourth in the Corporation's forecast, with 22 percent growth.
Mexican scientists develop edible rice-based cutlery
[ 2018-09-18 - 14:54:08 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican scientists from the Center for Development of Biotic Products have created edible cutlery made with rice bran.
The cutlery serves two purposes: Improve nutrition and contribute to taking care of the environment.
In Mexico, rice bran is used for cattle feed, due to its short shelf life. But the scientists were able to develop...
Mexico making great strides in digital transformation
[ 2018-09-12 - 08:55:38 ]
Puebla (Notimex) - The strengthening of Mexico's digital ecosystem has allowed the country to be at the forefront of digital transformation, an initiative by President Enrique Peña Nieto, said National Digital Strategy Coordinator Yolanda Martínez.
The aim of the initiative is to make a positive impact on the lives of people, Martínez added.
Mexico prepares Industry 4.0 platform
[ 2018-09-07 - 13:54:43 ]
Toluca (Notimex) – The Mexican government is planning to launch the “Industry 4.0 Platform,” said Ricardo del Olmo, head of the Economy Ministry Purchases Unit.
The platform “will aim to get industry, academia and government working together. But this isn’t something the government can solve alone. This is something that industry needs and...
Mexican team winning at FIRST Global Challenge 2018
[ 2018-08-17 - 11:13:13 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's team at the FIRST Global 2018 robotics tournament has kicked off its participation with two wins.
The students are from the Monterrey's ITESM.
Mexico beat teams from Albania, Swaziland, Israel, Croatia, Ireland and St. Lucia.
"I feel very satisfied, we had a very good day," said team member Ángel Berdeja, adding that...
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.
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,...
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,...