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Science & Tech
Mexican scientist researches ways to tackle herpes simplex
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 the ways the virus interacts with its host...
Bancomext gives $102-million credit to Sonora aerospace plant
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, a joint venture between Mexico’s Grupo...
Mexico is an e-commerce leader in Latin America
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.
One of the main reasons for the positive figures is the...
Mexican scientists develop edible rice-based cutlery
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 a method to control the bran's oxidization.