August 16, 2020
STEM toys

What are STEM toys? We explain how they can span the gender gap

Doing activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics helps girls and boys to get involved in careers related to these areas.
August 15, 2020
Mexicans who took part in creating the biggest map of the universe Science

The Mexicans who took part in creating the biggest map of the universe Science

The project took 20 years and studied more than 2 million galaxies and quasars, covering 11 billion years of history.
August 11, 2020
Fake medicines and remedies for Covid-19

Fake medicines and remedies for Covid-19

Chlorine dioxide, nanocitrus drops, and dexamethasone can even aggravate the disease. Here’s a list of the most common ones and their risks.
August 9, 2020
The pandemic is slowing down heart transplants

The pandemic is slowing down heart transplants

On July 21, 1988, the first heart transplant was performed. This year, donors have decreased due to numerous SARS-CoV-2 cases.
August 8, 2020

Single-use plastic: the other pandemic

Citizens see plastic as a safe alternative to prevent Covid-19 infection. But the virus lives up to 96 hours on this material.
August 6, 2020
How old is your dog?

How old is your dog, really?

People believe that in order to work out the “human age” of your pet you just have to multiply its real age by seven. One study shows that it’s not that simple.
August 5, 2020
vaccines in Mexico

The valley of death: a black hole for the development of vaccines in Mexico

Mexican researchers agree that other countries are ahead in terms of the resources and technology needed to produce a vaccine to stop the pandemic.
August 3, 2020
sex during the pandemic

Sex during the pandemic: this is what happens to your brain

Mexicans and their experiences of sexuality during quarantine: the loss of sexual desire, stress, and sexting (a closer look at the mind).
August 2, 2020

The Tec graduate and researchers who’ve gathered 40 years of information on coronaviruses

Tec graduate Ricardo López Robles, together with other researchers, has gathered information about coronaviruses and encountered references to them from as long ago as 1970.
July 31, 2020

Silanes: the Mexican laboratory that’s analyzing a molecule for fighting Covid-19

If the Mexican laboratory gets positive results, it will provide a complementary treatment to the vaccine that is in-process around the world.
July 30, 2020

This is the damage that Covid-19 does to your brain

You don’t just get a fever. The virus attacks the brain directly because its points of entry are close to this organ.
July 28, 2020
condensado Bose-Einstein

The Bose–Einstein condensate and the Mexican who achieved the coldest temperatures in the universe

In Mexico, UNAM researcher Jorge Amin Seman Harutinian has obtained the Bose-Einstein condensate, known as the fifth state of matter.