Ecuadorian scientists seeking scientific utility in Antarctic ice

Ecuadorian scientists seeking scientific utility in Antarctic ice

Young researchers from the center of research for biotechnology of Ecuador (CIBE), graduates of the ­Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (Espol) and through an agreement with the Ecuadorian Antarctic Institute (NAIS) traveled to Antarctica in search of land and water samples...

Dreaming is Effective Against Traumatic Memories

United States scientists discovered that sleeping helps the brain process strong emotional experiences associated with traumatic memories. Investigators from the California University in Berkeley found out that the chemicals that produce stress “turn off” during sleeping hours....

A 3D Printer Can Regenerate Bones

A team of researchers from the Washington University (USA) began to use a 3D printer that can create bones with a material very similar to the bone tissue. According to scientists it could help repair injuries. Currently this kind of printers have been used to create prosthetics....

NASA detected comet shower

NASA’s Spitzer telescope detected a comet shower in a system similar to what would have been the Solar System, several million years ago, during the ‘late heavy bombardment’, in which water and other vital elements to create life came to Earth. Spitzer has detected a...

NASA Published a More Detailed Earth Map

The NASA in collaboration with Japan published an improved version of the topographic map of Earth. This detailed work was made with the instruments onboard of the North American satellite Terra. The map was published for the first time in 2009, now it has over one million of...

NASA Will Launch their First Weather Satellite

The “National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project” or NPP represents the first mission conceived with the sole purpose of study the weather events on a short term. This would allow understanding the climate changes on a long term. The NPP...