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    Germany Is Almost Ready to Launch the First Zero-Emission Train

    Another first in the field of alternative energies! Germany is getting ready to introduce the very first zero-emission train for passenger transport in the...
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    Analyze Challenges to Incorporate the Use of Technology in the Workplace

    As a result, a route sheet and framework for development plans at the national level will be obtained to assist stakeholders to ensure...

    ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONFERENCE

    This 2016, on Friday, September 30, Costa Rica is invited to participate in the upcoming “Energy Efficiency Conference”.   You may be wondering, “what is...

    Seeing Again After 43 Years of Blindness

    "Excuse me, I just got my sight back last week after being totally blind for 43 years. Could you help me figure out what...

    The Netherlands Looks to Ban Gas Powered Cars

    The Netherlands is one of the countries leading the way in the battle to put an end to gas powered cars. It's been praised...

    Japan Has More Car Charging Stations Than Gas Stations

    Japanese car manufacturer Nissan announced the results of a survey that revealed there are over 40,000 electric car charging stations, surpassing the 34,000 gas...

    Self Driving Car Takes Dying Man to Hospital

    After suffering a pulmonary embolism Joshua Neally, a lawyer from Missouri, used his Tesla Model X's self driving mode to get to a hospital....

    Save the Turtles: Sea Turtle Conservancy in Tortuguero

    "Tortuguero" means "region of turtles" in Spanish, which fits the area perfectly. If you love turtles and are as fascinated with their nesting habits...

    Research proves ginger to be 10,000x stronger than chemo

    A new study published in PLoS reveals that ginger contains a pungent compound, known as 6-shogaol which could be up to 10,000 times more effective than...

    Alien Life Possible on Saturn’s Moon

    For as long as we can remember people have questioned the validity of life beyond Earth. They hold onto the notion that our planet...

    Costa Rica hosts OTN Tour, important technology event

    Wednesday, August 3rd, Costa Rica will be the headquarters of the OTN Tour, one of the most important technology events in the region. It is...

    FAO: Deforestation is not necessary to produce more food

    Agriculture is still the main cause of deforestation around the world, and it is necessary to promote more positive interactions between agriculture and the forests...

    Science has proven, our bodies are self-healing machines

    Science has proven that our bodies are amazing self-healing machines with automatic processes built into it to ensure that it maintains a state of...

    New exam for medical interns

    The proposal is to make a new exam for rotating interns in hospitals and public clinics that will improve the passing rate of students, given...

    Increased demand for intellectual property rights

    The increased innovation in intangibles in recent years has let to the demand for protection mechanisms called intellectual property rights. The brand name of a product,...

    Costa Rica and Canada fight climate change

    Costa Rica and Canada are in talks. They expect to work together to reduce climate change and achieve the agreement signed in Paris last...

    Heart valve producing company sets sights on Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is the second largest exporting country of medical devices on the continent, so the leading producer in heart valves is going to put...

    Mexican woman leaves surgery with British accent

    A Mexican woman left an operating room and when she began to talk there was a huge surprise. Lisa Alamia had surgery on her...

    ICE encourages creation of artificial reef to protect ecosystems in Playa Hermosa

      The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) promotes the creation of an artificial reef in Playa Hermosa Guanacaste, with the intention of contributing to the...

    “Toucan Nation”: The documentary tells the story of the Grecia toucan

    The story of "Grecia", the toucan who lost part of his beak which was then replaced by a prosthesis, is getting closer to being...

    Costa Rica got its first own space mission: Project Irazú

    What is Project Irazú? Project Irazú is a common project of the Central American Association for Aeronautics and Space (ACAE), and developed in conjunction with...

    Franklin Chang Heads Fundraiser to Make Costa Rica a Developed Country

    Just a few days and roughly $2,000 remain for the fundraiser to meet it’s goal. Headed officially by the Estrategia Siglo XXI, the challenge hopes...

    The Dawn Project Inspires Costa Rican Children

    NASA scientists Kristina Larson and Jose Wise were kind enough to answer the questions of a few young Costa Rican dreamers. Anyone can be amazed...

    TEDxPuraVida 2016

    TEDx will be returning to Costa Rica next year with even more ideas worth spreading. In the words of former U.S. Congressman Ron Paul: Ideas are...

    Mars: a new horizon

    The news of water on Mars has spurred renewed interest in the red planet. Learn why Costa Rica in particular should be listening. The red...

    Tico Astronaut, Franklin Chang, Answers Questions about New Book

    In a recent Q&A, Chang tells fans about the “American Dream” and how to achieve such success in Costa Rica. As one of the first...

    Artificial Intelligence Could Steal Jobs

    In the age where technology is making giant leaps every day, Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands to make science fiction a reality and take over...

    Are Earthquakes and Volcano Activity on the Rise?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - If it seems like earthquakes and erupting volcanoes are happening more frequently, that’s because they are. Looking at...

    Franklin Chang Pursues Pineapple Fuel Project

    A project to generate hydrogen from pineapple waste headed by astronaut Franklin Chang is pending with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MICITT), but...

    Costa Rican Scientists Testing New Snake Venom Vaccine to Protect Domestic Animals

    Scientists at the Clodomiro Picado Institute in the University of Costa Rica are in the testing phase of a vaccine to protect livestock from...

    UC Berkeley Rules: Costa Rica is the Happiest Nation on Earth

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In their online course “The Science of Happiness”, UC Berkeley measured the subjective happiness of more than 40,000...

    University Job Fair Offers Over 600 Positions for Tech Savvy Applicants

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – On November 7th, the Latin American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT) will host Job Fair, which will...

    Electronic Signatures Slowly Gaining Popularity for Costa Rica Public Institutions

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – There’s a new government directive that requires public institutions to implement and receive digital signatures for services. However,...

    344 Costa Rican Young Adults Compete at the National Robotics Olympiad

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Fifth National Robotics Olympiad (ONR) is being held this weekend. The competition consists of 129 teams and 344...

    New 'Larger Than Life' Dinosaur Display at the San Jose Children's Museum

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Mundosaurio is the name of the new hall that opened on Wednesday at the Children's Museum. This room...

    Costa Rica Places in the Top of the New Good Country Index

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In a new analysis, The Good Country Index indicates that Costa Rica is ranked 61 in the world...

    Toshiba Opens New Headquarters in Escazú

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – To promote sales of laptops, tablets, convertible computers and storage devices such as hard drives, USB sticks and...

    Costa Rica's Government Announces Support for New Mobile Internet Charges

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rican government supports the proposal that is on the table by Sutel so that the consumer is charged...

    University of Costa Rica Hosts Technology Fair

    The University of Costa Rica is hosting a technology fair which starts next Monday and creates exposure to new technology products and talks to...

    Argentina’s Tenaris Opens New Research and Technology Center in Rio

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The steel giant Tenaris, part of the Argentine group Techint, has opened a research and development center in...
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