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Newswise: Majority of People in a National Survey Oppose Separating Immigrant Families at US/Mexico Border
Released: 5-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EST
Majority of People in a National Survey Oppose Separating Immigrant Families at US/Mexico Border
Baylor University

A clear majority of participants in a national survey about the zero-tolerance policy on the United States/Mexico border strongly oppose separating immigrant families and charging the parents as criminals, according to Baylor University research. Researchers also found that among those who support the family separation policy, the strongest connection is conservative political ideology.

Newswise: 9,900-year-old Mexican female skeleton is morphologically distinct from most of America’s earliest known settlers
29-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
9,900-year-old Mexican female skeleton is morphologically distinct from most of America’s earliest known settlers
PLOS

‘Chan Hol 3’, like other Tulum cave skeletons, has a distinctive skull and tooth caries

Newswise: Patients Beyond Borders Announces Top 10 Cities for Medical Tourists in 2020
Released: 21-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
Patients Beyond Borders Announces Top 10 Cities for Medical Tourists in 2020
Patients Beyond Borders

Relentlessly rising consumer medical expenses have contributed to millions of US patients seeking affordable treatment abroad. Patients Beyond Borders has researched the most-traveled metropolitan areas for the international healthcare consumer, at savings of 40-85%

Newswise: UIC announces partnership with Mexican technological university
Released: 15-Jan-2020 4:10 PM EST
UIC announces partnership with Mexican technological university
University of Illinois at Chicago

Monterrey Institute of Technology to call UIC home in the Midwest.

Newswise: Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census
Released: 14-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

To make sure historically undercounted populations along the Texas-Mexico border are included in the 2020 census, faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are joining forces with the U.S. Census Bureau, community health workers, and local organizations to launch a collaborative campaign in the El Paso region.

Released: 15-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST
Entrepreneur Exits Successful Startup Helping Latin American Artisans to Explore Future Through UVA Darden
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Sophie Eckrich (Class of 2021) has had an acute curiosity regarding the disparity in global opportunity for as long as she can remember. Growing up in the cultural crossroads of Austin, Texas, with a mother from Mexico and a father from the United States, cross-border travel and cultural exchange were a way of life.

Newswise: Mexico’s Drug War
Released: 5-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST
Mexico’s Drug War
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Violence continues to rage in Mexico more than a decade after former President Felipe Calderon launched a crackdown on drug cartels.

Released: 1-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
New Study Reveals More Teens in Mexico Feel “Addicted” to their Mobile Devices than Teens in Other Countries Surveyed
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

"The New Normal: Parents, Teens, and Mobile Devices in Mexico," is a study based on a survey of more than 1,200 Mexican teens and parents, and is led by USC Annenberg Dean Willow Bay and Common Sense founder and CEO James P. Steyer. Mexico is the fourth country surveyed — following the U.S., Japan and the U.K. — in the global mapping project designed to advance a cross-cultural exploration of family digital media engagement.

Newswise: Anchor discovery provides clues in the search for the Lost Ships of Cortés
Released: 20-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
Anchor discovery provides clues in the search for the Lost Ships of Cortés
Texas State University

Nearly five hundred years later, the fleet’s final resting place remains undiscovered. But an international collaboration of underwater archaeologists is conducting the first modern-day search for the scuttled vessels, as well as 16 others that Cortés sank a year later.

Released: 19-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
Polly’s Run Boosts Pancreatic Cancer Research
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

The annual Polly's Run event has grown to include more than 600 runners and walkers. It raised more than $37,000 this past June, bringing the Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center to more than $100,000.

Newswise: UIC to host event exploring Chicago's native communities
Released: 7-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
UIC to host event exploring Chicago's native communities
University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago's Great Cities Institute and Native American Support Program will present Natives in Chicago, a discussion on the impact of policies and the work of community organizations to provide services and programs that contribute to the city's thriving native communities.

Newswise: Unprecedented Study Confirms Massive Scale of Lowland Maya Civilization
Released: 27-Sep-2018 3:55 PM EDT
Unprecedented Study Confirms Massive Scale of Lowland Maya Civilization
Tulane University

Tulane University researchers, documenting the discovery of dozens of ancient cities in northern Guatemala through the use of jungle-penetrating Lidar (light detection and ranging) technology, have published their results in the prestigious journal Science.

Newswise: Study Confirms Adopting Truth Commissions and Justice Measures in Post-Authoritarian Regimes Lowers Homicide Rates
Released: 13-Sep-2018 4:45 PM EDT
Study Confirms Adopting Truth Commissions and Justice Measures in Post-Authoritarian Regimes Lowers Homicide Rates
University of Notre Dame

According to new research led by Notre Dame Associate Professor Guillermo Trejo, nations that adopt transitional justice measures, such as truth commissions and judicial prosecutions for past human rights violations, experience lower homicide rates and lower levels of criminal violence.

Newswise: HIV and a Tale of a Few Cities
Released: 17-Aug-2018 2:30 PM EDT
HIV and a Tale of a Few Cities
University of California San Diego Health

In a pair of new modeling studies, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with international colleagues, examined how policy reform in terms of drug decriminalization (in Mexico) and access to drug treatment (in Russia) might affect two regions hard hit by the HIV pandemic: Tijuana, Mexico and the Russian cities of Omsk and Ekaterinburg.

Released: 12-Feb-2018 5:15 PM EST
New Report on MS13: How the World's Most Notorious Street Gang Defies Logic, Resists Destruction
American University

A new report by InSight Crime and American University’s Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS) reveals new details about MS13 and the way this gang operates. The report also provides policy recommendations for eradicating MS13.

Newswise: Search for Novel Biomarkers Indicating Early Cardiovascular Disease Risk Wins Funding to Design Larger Scale Study in People of Mexican Ancestry
Released: 15-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST
Search for Novel Biomarkers Indicating Early Cardiovascular Disease Risk Wins Funding to Design Larger Scale Study in People of Mexican Ancestry
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Texas Biomedical Research Institute scientists have been granted funding from the National Institutes of Health to pursue a promising study on the ultimate causes of heart disease and metabolic disorders.

Newswise: La Búsqueda de Nuevos Biomarcadores que Indiquen el Riesgo de una Enfermedad Cardiovascular Temprana Gana una Beca para el Diseño de un Estudio a Mayor Escala en Personas de Ascendencia Mexicana
Released: 15-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST
La Búsqueda de Nuevos Biomarcadores que Indiquen el Riesgo de una Enfermedad Cardiovascular Temprana Gana una Beca para el Diseño de un Estudio a Mayor Escala en Personas de Ascendencia Mexicana
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

A los científicos del Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Texas) les han otorgado una beca por parte del National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Institutos Nacionales de Salud) para llevar a cabo un estudio prometedor sobre las causas principales de enfermedades del corazón y los trastornos metabólicos.

Newswise: University of Arkansas Engineering Professor Going to Mexico to Study Effects of Earthquake
Released: 27-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT
University of Arkansas Engineering Professor Going to Mexico to Study Effects of Earthquake
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Puebla, Mexico, killed and injured hundreds of people and caused widespread damage to structures in Mexico City. Civil engineering professor Clint Wood, a geotechnical-engineering specialist, will travel to Mexico City this week to study the earthquake’s impact on buildings and infrastructure in the area.

Released: 27-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT
Institute of Food Technologists & Food Technology Summit & Expo Mexico Announce 2017 IFT FoodTech Summit Innovation Award Winners
Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

IFT in partnership with Encumex today named GanedenBC30™ as the winner of the inaugural IFT FoodTech Summit Innovation Award, a distinction developed by IFT and Encumex to celebrate commercial innovation in the science of food. Sensient SupraRed™ and Ingredion VERSAFIBE™ both received honorable mentions for the award.

Released: 25-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT
S&T-Funded Tech Aids Search Following Mexico Quakes
Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Disaster relief workers searching for earthquake survivors in Mexico City are using technology developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate.


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