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    Laguna Río Cuarto: The Deepest Lagoon in Costa Rica

    A sleeping volcano forms the "Laguna Río Cuarto"; a wonderful site worth visiting for its ecological wealth and biodiversity that abounds in...

    Costa Rica Prohibits Use of Glyphosate in Its Protected Wild Areas

    The National System of Conservation Areas (Sinac) issued a guideline, which prohibits the use of glyphosate in the 11 Protected Wild Areas (ASP) of the country, as well as in the institution's offices

    UCR Scientists Develop New Method for Bladder Cancer Early Detection

    The method, first of its kind worldwide, was developed thanks to the use of adaptive genetic algorithms (AGA) and will allow an...

    Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

    A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi, Dipsadidae), which had only been seen previously in Panama

    Electric Bus Will Tour UCR Campus Promoting Its Technology

    During the closing of this year, an electric bus will provide internal service for students, staff, and visitors at the Rodrigo Facio...

    Environmentalists Celebrate Expiration of the Last Trawling License in Costa Rica

    Last Friday, August 16th, 2019, the last license for semi-industrial trawling shrimp fishing granted in the country, which generated satisfaction in the environmental sector,...

    Costa Rican Family Company Develops Organic Chlorine in Tablets

    From a molecule different from that of regular chlorine, a family of Alajuelan entrepreneurs, whose parents are chemists by profession, managed to develop organic...

    Did You Know that Bats Are Actually Our Farmers’ Allies?

    The false belief that all bats suck the blood of animals and people has led people to kill them. But it turns out that...

    Lankester Botanical Garden Holds Its Annual Bonsai Exhibition

    Bonsai has its origin in China, for about 2,000 years, as an object of worship and representation of eternity, since the tree was conceived...

    Climate Change Impacts Costa Rican Páramo Species

    Thinking that the characteristics of global warming and, consequently, of climate change are non-existent elements, has distinguished through different studies and scientific investigations. This...

    Costa Rica Becomes World Leader in the Export of Butterflies

    In the midst of the traditional products headed by bananas, pineapples, coffee, and medical devices that have crept in recent years among the goods...

    WHO Launches Global Strategy Designed by Costa Rican Scientists that Will Benefit 2.7 Million...

    As of this year, more than 2.7 million people living in poverty who suffer from snakebite poisonings will have new hope in the global...

    Marine Farms in Costa Rica Seek to Offer Alternatives to Traditional Fishing

    A new activity is being developed on the Costa Rican coasts called marine farms, which seek to become an alternative to traditional fishing. The...

    Costa Rican Students Create Food that Will Help Reduce Malnutrition in Central America

    4 students of Food Engineering at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) managed to create a dry, eco-friendly, and very versatile mix...

    Research in Costa Rica Proposes Hens Grazing to Improve Egg Production

    A project of the Atlantic Headquarters of the University of Costa Rica (UCR), in conjunction with the School of Zootechnics, proposes the...

    Ministry of Health Approves Sanitary Registry of the “Morning After Pill”

    After reviewing the documents submitted by the pharmaceutical company Richter PLC Geodon, the Ministry of Health approved the drug registration Levonorgestrel, popularly...

    Amphibian Decrease Associated with Pollution and Climate Change, according to the UCR

    Diseases, environmental pollution, habitat loss, and climate change point to being the main cause of the decline of these animals, says an...

    Costa Rica Stands Out in the World Ranking that Measures the Social Impact of...

    The University of Costa Rica (UCR) positioned in the 101-200 ranking of the best universities in the impact ranking, conducted by The...

    Liberia’s Athletes Will Be Able to Use Swimming Pools without Any Cost

    Athletes who are preparing to represent the province of Guanacaste in any national or international competition may use the sports facilities of...

    Juvenile Triathletes of Liberia Train in the Negro River Because of a Rise in...

    The Liberia triathlon team must train in rivers as it prepares to play at the end of the month the qualifiers for...
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    Costa Rican Science Working To Combat Cancer

    Dr. Francisco Siles Canales, a member of the staff at the School of Electrical Engineering marked a milestone for the study of health in...

    Central America Unites to Take a Nanosatellite to Space

    The Central American Association of Aeronautics and Space (ACAE) announced today the development of a new project that will put Central America once again...

    Get Away from Stress and City Noise!

    In a hectic lifestyle, many people look for different alternatives to get away from stress and city noise during their days off or on...

    UCR Students Made a Sunscreen that Does Not Alter Marine Ecosystem

    A quintet of students from the pharmacy career of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) made a natural sunblock product that promises to minimize...

    Costa Rica and Its Seismological Activities

    For nobody is a secret that Costa Rica constantly suffers from earthquakes and tremors, which is due to “Sub-duction Zones” where large tectonic plates...

    Costa Rican Scientists Test Enzyme Degrading Pollutants in Rivers

    A team of scientists from the Center for Research in Environmental Pollution (CICA) of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) will begin experiments with...

    RobotiFestUCR 2018 Starts Tomorrow!

    Robotics fans have a 3-day appointment at the RobotiFestUCR 2018. It is a technological festival that will be held at the headquarters of the...

    Researchers Seek Greater Information on Species in Isla del Coco

    With the participation of officials of the Isla del Coco National Park (PNIC), the "Monitoring Protocol for Pelagic Species and Geological Formations in Isla...

    University of Costa Rica Students Develop App that Translates Lesco and Win Expoinnova Fair...

    A team of 7 university students from the Paraíso campus of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) developed the prototype of an app -called...

    Costa Rica Will Use Plastics to Rebuild Roads

    The country today announced a new mixture of asphalt based on plastic. It is a project led by the National Laboratory of Materials and...
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    Studies Found that Local Scorpion species aren’t Dangerous

    We all must remember what our grandparents say when we went to bed. "Don't let the bedbugs bite!", that warning has a logic explanation....
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    University Students Made Biodegradable Plastic Bags From Bananas

    Degradation of the product lasts 18 months; plastic lasts 20 years or more. Researchers consider using new material to make new products. Plastic used in...

    Students from The U.C.R. Combat Malnutrition on World Stage

    What began as an assignment for a course at The University of Costa Rica this past month could be converted into a product that...

    Local Writers and Artists Share Their Experiences

    International Book Fair in Costa Rica was full of authors, new books, and art. Over the course of 10 days, 66,000 people came together to...

    Costa Rican University Busts Myth That Beer is a Good Hydrator After Exercise

    After a day of exercise, many want to quench their thirst with a cold beer, especially if the sun is out, but is beer...

    Costa Rica´s Exastronaut Franklin Chang Receives "Honoris Causa" from the University of Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rica's exastronaut, Franklin Chang received an "Honoris Causa" Doctorate from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) for...

    Costa Rica to Host International Conference on Nutrigenomics

    San Jose - Costa Rica continues to be one of the prime locations for scientific research in Latin America, hosting this year the second...

    University of Costa Rica improves in World’s University Ranking

    The University of Costa Rica (UCR) improved in the Ranking of World Universities in the Webometrics Report, published the last week of July. UCR...

    Two new transparent shrimp discovered

    by ALEJANDRA VARGAS M Two new species of transparent mini-shrimp were discovered by scientists at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) in the waters off...
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