Through the Naturalista MX platform, rangers and 'citizen scientists' helped researchers describe a new species that inhabits the Sierra Madre Oriental of Coahuila and Nuevo León. When Ivonne Garzón dissected the moth she was holding in her hands, she thought she had done something wrong. He couldn't find the parts that he usually sees in the reproductive system of these insects. The specimen, collected in the sierra shared by Coahuila and Nuevo León, was very different from what she knew.
The environmental journalism portal Son Playas celebrated three years of existence, calling on organizations that fight for the environment. We spoke with Raquel Zapién, director of this medium, regarding her journalistic initiative focused on the Mazatlán coast.
The characteristic color of plants and vegetation on planet earth has to do with the photosynthesis process that is vital for their existence. It is well said that "green is life" and for plants it could not be more literal. The color of the leaves and stems of most plants has to do with colorophyllum, a molecule that allows plants to carry out photosynthesis and obtain energy. This substance is found inside cell organelles called chloroplasts.
The paths of life took her away from her love for basketball, but Lorena Sanchez always fights until the last second. Today he trains a team of disabled boys who are about to travel to Portugal. By: Quitze Fernandez
Being a woman and African-American in the mid-20th century could be a double limit for a person in the United States, but Mary W. Jackson was able to overcome adversity and become NASA's first female engineer
Although Lucía and Horsy are two fictional characters, there are scientists who have dedicated themselves to researching the intelligence of horses. Usually the animals that see themselves in the mirror react as if it were another individual: they do not recognize themselves. But in other cases, curiosity is aroused. Here the scientists apply what is called the “mark test”, something similar to what Lucía did with Horsy.
Volcanoes have always seemed to me very fascinating geological formations, and although I live in an area without volcanic activity, I have been fortunate to be close to some that are found in Mexico.
But, did you know that there are not only volcanoes on the earth's surface but also underwater volcanoes? That's right, these are found in the oceans and many are also active.
Space continues to show us the great mysteries that it hides and during this year that is beginning, it will only be enough to turn to see the sky to admire the astronomical shows that it has prepared for us. So this day we share when and where you can see them so you don't miss any, and enjoy the astral wonders of the sky.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed a State of Emergency in preparation for impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. “It is important for North Carolinians to prepare for potential impacts from the coming storm,” said Governor Cooper. “The storm's path has been difficult to predict and we want to ensure that farmers, first responders and utility crews have the tools necessary to prepare for severe weather."