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Costa Rica begins clinical trials of equine plasma for coronavirus patients
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica begins clinical trials of equine plasma for coronavirus patients

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Costa Rica on Monday began clinical trials of antibody-rich plasma that has been extracted from horses with the purpose of treating COVID-19 patients. According to Román Macaya,…

Costa Rica-made plasma shown to inhibit coronavirus, ready for clinical trials: UCR
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica-made plasma shown to inhibit coronavirus, ready for clinical trials: UCR

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 28, 2020

Costa Rica is set to begin clinical trials on antibody-rich plasma that has been extracted from horses with the purpose of treating COVID-19 patients. Two versions of…

University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

Even before a pending resolution by the courts comes to a resolution, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has decided to a change of plans and protect…

A look at Costa Rica’s tomato revolution
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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A look at Costa Rica’s tomato revolution

Mitzi Stark - April 13, 2017

There’s good news about tomatoes that will help both producers and consumers – that means us. Plant engineers at the University of Costa Rica's Fabio Baudrit Moreno…

Costa Rica still a conservative society, survey finds
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica still a conservative society, survey finds

L. Arias - January 18, 2017

Results of a survey conducted by the University of Costa Rica (UCR) found that most Ticos maintain a conservative stance on controversial issues related to society and human…

5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer

The Tico Times - November 13, 2016

Capturing people’s natural beauty began as a hobby that would later become a passion for the Costa Rican photographer Roberto Delgado Webb. He seeks to portray people’s personality…

New venomous snake species discovered in Costa Rica
Biodiversity
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Biodiversity
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New venomous snake species discovered in Costa Rica

L. Arias - July 21, 2016

A group of researchers from the U.S. and Costa Rica announced this week the discovery of a new species of venomous snake in the mountains of Costa Rica that they're calling the…

Arcadio Esquivel exhibits his best-known comic, ‘Wences’ World’
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Arcadio Esquivel exhibits his best-known comic, ‘Wences’ World’

Amanda Zúñiga - October 24, 2015

Cartoonist Arcadio Esquivel, who has been part of the team at The Tico Times since 1983 with his editorial cartoons, is the subject of a new exhibit at…

5 questions for Cuban pianist Leonardo Gell – ‘I believe in love and effort’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for Cuban pianist Leonardo Gell – ‘I believe in love and effort’

The Tico Times - October 18, 2015

There are few times in life when you are strongly affected by a musician. Cuban pianist Leonardo Gell has the ability to transport you to another dimension through…

A passion, not a profession: new orchestra aims to broaden access to music
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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A passion, not a profession: new orchestra aims to broaden access to music

Elizabeth Lang - June 29, 2015

Today at the Eugene O’Neill Theater in San Pedro, music will be offered as a luxury not only for listeners, but for the musicians themselves: students from…