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Young Mexicans at NASA: the space dream is not light years away

Although only two Mexicans have managed to go into space as astronauts, more and more young people and students manage to carry out their projects and train within the most famous space agency in the world.

The scientist of the 86 tennis pairs

They are fashion accessories, but also high-tech sports pieces. What are some secrets that sports shoes hide? Miguel García Guerrero tells us about it in his book Technis, which combines his passion for science, basketball and tennis.

The power of laughter: why is it so important?

It emerged as a form of social bond and today it is one of the activities that bring the most benefit to our body. Why don't we have a laugh?

Francisco Toledo: the boy with the kites

Toledo's work is local and, at the same time, universal. He feeds on what he has seen in books and travels, but, above all, on what he observes in his environment. In the end, he never stopped being that boy who played barefoot in the streets of Juchitán.

Lettuce: an option as a herbicide

UAdeC researchers are developing a project that will allow the use of lettuce residues to produce environmentally friendly herbicides.

What makes humans so tall?

Illustration: Carolina Robles Researchers from the University of Potsdam argue that height is determined by both biological and social factors. By: Laura Puentes Those who know me in person know that I am a short woman, which I like very much, but...

Women looking for giants

Within the framework of World Women's Day, we want to share a fragment of the story of two paleontologists who have participated in important discoveries in Coahuila. This is part of our latest project, Giants in the Desert.

Can horses recognize themselves in the mirror?

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.

What are submarine volcanoes like?

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.

Know the astronomical events of 2022

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.
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AMEXCAN Calls on Governor Cooper to Veto SB 101

AMEXCAN calls on Governor Roy Cooper to veto SB 101. AMEXCAN urges the Governor to assume a firm attitude and supports the migrant community because every day Mexicans and Latinos drastically contribute to the economic, social, and cultural development of North Carolina. Not only will SB 101 critically harm the migrant community but also the economy and well-being of the state.
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