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A giant deep-sea relative of the common woodlouse or roly-poly has been discovered where an asteroid strike wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years...
The discovery of pre-historic human remains near Tulum sheds light on the origins of Yucatán's first inhabitants.
After a prolonged hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, archaeologists in Yucatán are getting back to work. One of the projects now underway is an...
Tatiana Proskouriakoff is remembered for laying the foundation for understanding Mayan historical texts and reconstructing the political history of Mayan city-states.
The cave system extends from the Chuy Ha Cenote, in the municipality of Kaua, to the Aktun Kaab dry cave, in Santa Rita — which is roughly 85 kilometers away in a straight line.
The megalodon, or “big tooth” is an extinct species of shark that lived approximately 2.3 to 3.6 million years ago from the early Miocene to the Pliocene periods.
A group of INAH archaeologists led by Patricia Meehan Hermanson has begun restoration work on Kohunlich’s famous giant stucco masks in Quintana Roo.
Mexico has become the first country in North America to ban the testing of cosmetics on animals.
As it happens, Mérida will sit directly in the middle of a narrow band ideal for observing the natural phenomena while the moon is setting.
NASA has named a mountain on Mars after Mexican astro biologist Rafael Navarro. The tribute comes after the scientist died in January due to respiratory...
The asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs and created the Chicxulub crater in Yucatán may have not been an asteroid after all. Scientists at Harvard...
Merida, Yucatan — The state's Scientific Research Center, the CICY, has won a patent for a hot habanero pepper that researchers there developed. CICY is...
Merida, Yucatan — Hungry for more clues to the earth's history and the demise of the dinosaurs, the leader of a previous expedition wants to...
An up-and-coming science student in Mexico is joining both Russian and U.S. space agencies to further his career.
Excited by what they found off the coast of Yucatán, scientists are returning for seconds.
Sargassum, a nutrient-rich algae which commonly washes up on Yucatán Peninsula's beaches, may serve as an environmentally friendly fertilizer alternative.
Students at the University of Monterrey (UDEM) have discovered properties in coffee that combat mosquito larvae, possibly pointing to a new weapon in the fight against dengue, zika or chikungunya.
Scientists have found a cryptic world in the underwater systems guarded by Yucatán's already mysterious cenotes.
In the largest oceanographic research project in the history of the country, scientists from nine national institutions probed the depths of the Gulf of Mexico.