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Ministry of Health and UC Chile's Study: CoronaVac Vaccine Effectively Prevents Coronavirus Infections

Published in one of the most prestigious medical journals globally, this is the first research that measures more than ten million people vaccinated under…

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Virtual International Internships for Research

This international association of universities launched a program to connect undergraduate and graduate students with academics to promote scientific…

Patricio de la Cuadra and the sound of digital magic flutes

The musician, engineer, researcher, and professor at the Faculties of Arts and Engineering developed a physical model that is unique in the world: a digital…

Vania Macías in a Zoom screen.

Three Minute Thesis® UC Chile 2021 Contest has a Winner!

Vania Macías, a fourth-year student of Biological Sciences, was chosen to represent UC Chile in the international final organized by the U21 network.

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The Chilean finale of the 3 Minutes Thesis® is here!

Don't miss the grand final of the 9th version of the "3 Minutes Thesis UC Chile" (3MT® UC Chile) contest, which will be broadcasted via streaming on our…

SAPHIR Millennium Institute: what are we made of at a fundamental particle level?

Where did matter come from? What are the laws that govern the subatomic world? What can technological applications be developed from Particle Physics? These…

Power buoy installed in the ocean

Open Sea Lab: The first step to promoting the use of renewable marine energy in Chile

A buoy, anchored two kilometers from the UC Coastal Marine Research Station in Las Cruces, will drive the country's marine renewable energy industry's…

Clownfish swimming

"Lighting Nemo": Why Clownfish Need Their Sleep?

The streetlights on docks or ports are affecting marine life, scientists warn. A new study shows how artificial night light significantly impacts the clownfish…

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CTA-South Observatory: At the Frontier between Astronomy and Physics

The new CTA-South Observatory will be located in the middle of the Atacama Desert. It will be the first window to the high-energy universe installed in Chile…

Pelicans over a cliff full of guano

The importance of seabird guano in pre-Inca agriculture

The research, led by anthropology professor Francisca Santana, provides novel scientific evidence on using the so-called "white guano" in the highly productive…

amazon deforestation

Rising deforestation puts Amazon at risk of becoming a virus hotspot

Increasing deforestation could transform this green lung of the continent into a new source of viruses that cause pandemics. This was determined by an…

How to look at the world from other perspectives

The "notion of the body" and "landscapes of memory" are the concepts that give rise to the reflection on two projects that merge science and art. They are…