A study conducted at the University of Puerto Rico that looks at producing water and energy from urine was chosen by NASA to be tested in their zero gravity flights.
A 15-year-old Argentine was the winner of the Google Science Fair in his country for inventing a system that allows blind people to identify colors. The Colombia, a student at the National University of Medellín was awarded for devising a system of low cost solar cells.
Mexican nanoscientists have designed a drug against acute lymphocytic leukemia from a plant virus that carries the sequence for encoding an enzyme that modifies the amino acid asparagine. This modification inhibits the advance of the disease.
The Paleontological Museum in Trelew, in Argentine Patagonia, has put on public display the fossils of a dinosaur believed to be the world’s largest. It lived over 100 million years ago and weighed 77 tons.