Math has already been used effectively in defining protected areas in places with productive activities in 150 countries over the past 15 years. The best example of that application is Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where a software called Marxan permitted the expansion of protected areas from 5 percent to 35 percent while preserving species and improving fishing.
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The son of a Salvadoran mother, Rubio, 41, has made it among the exclusive group of NASA trainees that will take part on future space missions.
Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to travel in space, became a member of the US Astronaut Hall of Fame, an elite group created to pay tribute to US explorers of outer space.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the Hispanic population in the U.S. will reach 132.8 million (or 30 percent of the total U.S. population) by the year 2050. But Latino students, along with other minorities, continue to be underrepresented in the STEM disciplines and to receive STEM degrees at a lower rate than their White counterparts. Latino students are more likely than Whites to be exposed to funding inequities and to have science teachers who did not major in science.
Donald Trump's cabinet appointments have something in common: they have spoken against Science.
The cheapest trip to Mars probably won’t leave from Cape Canaveral but from a tiny Indian island called Sriharikota. The island has become the Launchpad of the Indian Space Program, that has shot more than 120 satellites into orbit until today, and at a much more competitive price than its competitors.
India competes for commercial launches with space agencies in Europe and Japan, and with private players such as Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. and Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin LLC.
El mundo de la filantropía evoca imágenes de hombres y mujeres adinerados luciendo tuxedos y pieles en fiestas y galas de lujo. El estereotipo es merecido - generaciones de ricos patrones donando generosamente su dinero y prestigio a un selecto grupo de fundaciones, año tras año, creando un sólido sistema, aunque también elitista, rehogado en una buena dosis de tradición y ego.
The world of philanthropy conjures images of well-heeled men and women donning tuxedos and furs at fancy galas. The stereotype is well-deserved - generations of wealthy patrons lavishly contributed money and prestige to a select group of foundations over the generations, creating a robust yet exclusionary system steeped in tradition and ego.
This was the text of my introduction speech at the first annual “Latino History Awards Luncheon”, hosted by AL DIA News at the Union League Club of Philadelphia, on September 21st, 2016
The official recording of the science we now called History began 484 years before Jesus Christ.
“By watching and by doing it,” as we practice in the AL DÍA shop, seems to be the learning technique fishermen have prefered in the Caribbean Ocean for centuries.
Doctors take notes. Photo: ThinkStock2016.
Where are the Puerto Rican doctors going?
For over 20 years, AL DIA has empowered the young to write their own story. Our Foundation is about to launch a project to bring the experiment to the next level.
This is the way I explained this to a dear Puerto Rican friend.
The "billenials" are, by definition, hybrid creatures that share more than one culture and speak more than one language. This is becoming more commonplace in Philadelphia among the newest, youngest residents of the city.
Me encontré con este libro de nuevo esta semana, inicialmente lo recogí hace varios años en una tienda de Barnes & Noble en Filadelfia.
Es un libro que el ex director general de la Corporación Chrysler, el Sr. Lee Iacocca, escribió, después de su cambio mágico y también polémico de la empresa fabricante de automóviles, quien es una de las "Tres Grandes" en Estados Unidos.
I came across this book again this week, after I first picked it up several years ago in a Barnes & Noble Store in Philadelphia.
It is a book the former CEO of Chrysler Corporation, Lee Iacocca, wrote, after his magical and also controversial turnaround of the car manufacturer company, one of the "Big Three" in America.
Today, Drexel University was announced as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will help bring new materials and textiles to the marketplace.
Desarrollada por el Museo de Ciencias de Boston en colaboración con Pixar Animation Studios, la exhibición de 14.000 pies cuadrados tendrá su primera parada del tour nacional en Franklin Institute de Filadelfia.
Hosted by the US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine, The Council of HBCU Engineering Deans, and Lockheed Martin Corporation, the 30th annual BEYA STEM Conference will take place next month at the Philadelphia Marriott from Feb. 18-20.
En gran parte de los ojos con los que se mira o más concretamente, de las experiencias pasadas del individuo, según un estudio.
Así lo sugiere un reciente e innovador estudio.
Su nombre es HD 110014c y tiene tres veces el tamaño de Júpiter. Esta es la breve carta de presentación del último planeta recientemente descubierto. ¿La responsable de su hallazgo? Una joven chilena de 25 años, la astrónoma Maritza Soto.
Its name is HD 110014c and it’s three times the size of Jupiter. This is a short description of the planet that was recently discovered by a 25-year-old Chilean astronomer, Maritza Soto.
Described as a film for and by Bill’s fans, David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg teamed up to launched the $650,000 campaign to get their project off the ground.