China: How science made a superpower

Source: NatureThe opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing featured ancient China’s four great inventions: the compass, printing press, paper and gunpowder. The lesson on display, as...

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In Brazil, ‘useful idiots’ protest cuts to research and education

Source: Science MagazineThousands of scientists, educators, and students swamped the streets of Brazil this week to protest cuts in education and research funding. Marches occurred this past Wednesday...

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South America is embracing Beijing’s science silk road

Source: NatureEven before Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the monumental trade plan now known as the Belt and Road Initiative to the rest of the world, he was already selling elements of it to...

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Chile: mineras usan el sol para generar energía y ahorrar agua

Fuente: SciDev   [SANTIAGO] Dos empresas mineras de la zona central de Chile sumaron recientemente a sus faenas el uso de energía proveniente del sol.Minera San Pedro, ubicada en la comuna de Tiltil,...

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Mapping high R&D city-regions worldwide: a patent heat map approach

Source: Springer LinkAbstractA methodology for identifying high R&D city-regions worldwide using patent data is presented. A heat map (kernel density estimation) approach is used which allows...

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Costos dificultan acceso global a internet

Fuente: SciDev   [WASHINGTON DC] Los ciudadanos de países de bajos y medianos ingresos acceden con mayor lentitud a internet porque el progreso está estancado en políticas que abaraten estar en...

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Empresa de ingeniería establece en PR sede regional

Fuente: Noticel El secretario del Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio, Manuel Laboy Rivera anunció hoy, lunes, la apertura en la isla de la sede regional para Latinoamérica y el Caribe de...

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Clean Energy Could See Explosive Growth by 2023, IEA Report Claims

Source: GizmodoThe release of a damning report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this week predicting unprecedented climate disaster within the next decade was no doubt a sobering...

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