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What’s the best way to be memorialized in the Internet age? A Wikipedia page all your own perhaps? The verified blue check mark on your Twitter handle? Maybe seeing your Instagram follower count roll from the “mil” to the “mill” …

It’s not very often that we here in Argentina have the privilege of having something the rest of the world doesn’t. You’ve probably realized that trends and tendencies usually arrive a tad late to these parts of the world. But …

Have you ever stopped to think about your place in the Universe? You know… Like what’s the meaning of it all? I know we’re in a bit of a crisis down here, but maybe you’re the kind of person that …

Sure, it could’ve been the ballpoint pen. Or the traffic light for the blind. Or maybe even the Dogo. But it turns out that the greatest Argentine invention of all time (and rightfully so) is the heart

As some of you may be all too keenly aware, Valentine’s Day doesn’t solely have to be dedicated to romantic love. Indeed, you may have even heard the term Galentine’s Day being banded about ever more frequently on the Internet …

CONICET, Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research Council, is a government agency that directs and coordinates most of the scientific and technical research within the country. Two of its scientists, Patricia Vázquez and Romina Arreche, have been working on

Yesterday, hundreds of research fellows at Conicet (National Council of Scientific and Techincal Research) gathered at scientific technology centers around the country to demand a raise in their research stipends. In the context of budget cuts (and sundry other economic …

A science fair took place outside Congress yesterday morning, where researchers used stalls, PowerPoint presentations, and posters to display their work, their research focuses, and the relevance it has to society. Why? There is a 30 percent slash to the …

Is science under attack in Argentina? Or has it simply been given a reality check?

Social media has been inflame with the news that CONICET, the country’s leading scientific funding body, will be slashing the intake of new scientists by

A team of geneticists, Spanish forensic experts and pediatrics from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) led an investigation in Córdoba that has for the first time sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of an Incan child mummy, first discovered