Diario: ¿Cómo te ha ido durante la cuarentena?

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Jamás imaginé un escenario como el que estoy viviendo en esta época (COVID-19), literalmente es el día en el que el mundo se paralizó. He leído un poco de historia sobre las pandemias que se han suscitado alrededor del mundo, con la intención de estar preparado para algún evento extraordinario. Si la humanidad sobrevivió aquellos días, estoy confiado que hoy podemos lograrlo. Sin embargo, todo evento tiene un costo, es cierto que se perdieron vidas y no quiero ni imaginar el monto. Aun así, es bueno estar consciente de lo que nos puede pasar. Creelo, el virus del COVID-19 es…

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How to Write a Manuscript During the Lockdown

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Part 1: Setting your workplace In March of this year, the Mexican government announces the suspension of activities in all the universities to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The first tactic was the implementation of social distancing ( Something that everybody can do during Coronavirus, Social Distancing). This tactic is working around the globe. However, not all the population have the opportunity to do a personal lockdown. Fortunately, academics, teachers, and researchers can. For a postdoctoral researcher like me who is doing nanoscience ( synthesis of thin-films), the main problem was to suspend the laboratory activities. My work is based…

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Something that everybody can do during Coronavirus, “Social distancing”

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During the second weekend of March 2020, the Mexican government announced downtime for school public systems and cancellation of massive events. The main reason is to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 virus and the failure of the health system. We have as an advantage the experience of China, Italy, and Spain fighting against the new virus. In the following video, you can see How we can reduce the velocity of spread. It is a fact that someday we are going to catch COVID-19, but if we reduce the amount of infection through social distancing we will be more…

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