Latin American nations oppose Amazon and Patagonia's applications to take ownership of the .amazon and .patagonia Internet domains.
Latin American governments are contesting plans by US firms Amazon and Patagonia to take charge of new geographic Internet domains.
20 May 2013
A study reveals a link between urbanisation and malaria, raising hope that cities sprouting in developing nations will help reduce malaria.
13 May 2013
As presidential elections near in Venezuela, Andrea Small Carmona reports on the legacy of Hugo Chávez's socialist approach to science.
There are high hopes that Pope Francis I will usher in an era of health reform and social activism, but doubts remain, finds Imogen Mathers.
Communicators and journalists complement one another and should work together to promote public engagement with scientific knowledge.
Bioeconomy opens up development opportunities for Latin America, but it also involves several risks, says Federico Vasen.
7 May 2013
Scientists in developing countries should increase the quality of their research by publishing more good papers, not fewer, says Rafael Loyola.