No menu items!


- Advertisement -spot_img

Popular Articles


Watch the full launch of the first satellite designed and built in Costa Rica

The satellite, named Project Irazú in honor of one of Costa Rican’s iconic volcanoes, was built by the Central American Aeronautics and Space Association (ACAE) and the Costa Rican Technological Institute (TEC).

Costa Rican scientists discover new bacteria

As befits the military-free nature of the country for which it is named, Listeria costaricensis is not harmful.

‘Tunnel of Science’ dazzles in Desamparados

This unusual traveling museum is a gift of the Max Planck Insitutes in Germany, dedicated to the various sciences and their connectedness.

First Central American satellite is ready to launch

The CubeSat1U satellite was developed to help Costa Rican scientists gather information about the country’s efforts to mitigate carbon emissions.

Costa Rican scientists find new type of bacteria

Microbiologists found the bacteria on a tick in the Nicoya Peninsula, in the province of Guanacaste.

Researchers find specimen of Costa Rican frog believed to be extinct

The specimen is currently living at a UCR terrarium under permanent monitoring and aseptic conditions that are controlled for temperature and humidity. Researchers are preparing her for an amphibian conservation program.

De San Antonio de Desamparados a las estrellas: hermanos costarricenses brillan en la NASA

We are pleased offer this story in translation. Read the original story in English, published Monday, March 13. ¿Cómo te pones en contacto con dos...

Costa Rican researchers look to beat cancer with blackberries

TEC researchers found that blackberries are highly efficient in preventing cell damage caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation, the main cause of skin cancer.

Costa Rican ants might have the secret to better antibiotics

The research group already patented their findings, therefore if the project concludes with a commercially distributed antibiotic, recognition and a share of the profits will be distributed equally among the three universities.

Franklin Chang’s VASIMR plasma engine readies for key test

The VASIMR engine being developed by Costa Rican physicist Franklin Chang Díaz is one step closer to proving itself the best technology for propelling the next generation of spacecraft.

Latest news

- Advertisement -spot_img