Researchers digging in Antarctica have found the remains of a sheep-like mammal that inhabited South America 55 million years ago.
Ecuador’s University of Cuenca is investigating how to produce hydrogen from banana waste.
The analysis of 20 million year-old amber pieces found in the Dominican Republic have yielded, among other things, the remains of a grasshopper that fed on moss, algae and fungi. It was named Electrotettix attenboroughi after naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
The Costa Rican scientist Alvaro Chavarria has worked for two years at the SNOLAB neutrino detector in a laboratory built inside a Canadian mine to a depth of two thousand meters. Researchers there are trying to detect dark matter and provide more data on the origin of the universe.
Mexican researchers are using artificial intelligence to develop a pair of eyeglasses for people with visual impairment, allowing them to move around avoiding obstacles and recognize colors. The lenses have sensors that detect objects using ultrasonic waves, GPS and two cameras.
Two species of beetles were discovered in Colombia’s coffee-growing region.