2019, the International Year of the Periodic Table
CONICET scientists reflect on the importance of the UNESCO’s declaration.
CONICET has climbed up 74 positions in the SCImago Ranking 2019: it is the best governmental science institution from Latin America
This ranking measures the institutions and universities that conduct scientific research in the entire world.
CONICET researcher represented Argentina at the Science 20 in Tokio
Jorge Marcovecchio was appointed by National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences to participate in the 3rd meeting of S20 group.
From Catamarca to Egypt: Argentine archeologist was called to analyze an ancient Thebes tomb
Lucas Gheco conducts excavation and documentation tasks in a 3500 years old tomb in Luxor.
How do Malvinas War veterans’ relatives cope with “extraordinary deaths”
Anthropologist of death Laura Panizo examined the rituals and the ways of mornings in the cases in which death does not occur in a traditional manner
Plastic pollution of rivers: what we see and what is hidden
CONICET researcher ponders upon Paraná River’s environmental damage caused by plastic waste.
CONICET researcher received L’Oréal-UNESCO Award “For Women in Science”
Karen Hallberg, Phd in Physics, was selected for the development of computational approaches to understand the physics of quantum matter.
New evidence on the extinction of giant mammals in America
CONICET’s researchers found hunting tools and bones of a giant ground sloth from about 12,600 years ago.
“Thanks to the women’s movement, we are at a turning point in our football”
Gabriela Garton has two passions: she is a CONICET’s sociologist and goalkeeper of the National women’s football team of Argentina.
Scientists find an almost complete 70-Myr-old skeleton of crocodile
The species Barrosasuchus neuquenianus was found in Neuquén by CONICET researcher Rodolfo Coria.
Women in the shadow
Dr. Dora Barrancos, CONICET board member of the area of Social Sciences and Humanities, talks about the recognition of women in science and technology.
“La Puna argentina: naturaleza y cultura”, a book to start loving dry landscapes
A great number of scientific studies about The Puna are gathered in this book to offer an outlook about this fascinating ecoregion.
Scientists find the skeleton of an Inca woman at the Pucará of Tilcara
Clarisa Otero, CONICET archeologist, led a research team that discovered the remains of an adult woman and several elements that reinforce the notions about pre-Hispanic funerary practices.
CONICET researcher participates in the World Atlas of Desertification
Elena Abraham, who works at CCT Mendoza, and other experts from all parts of the world participated in the study of arid zones.