Researchers in Panama suffered under a dictatorship and were overshadowed by the United States. Now the country is attempting a scientific renaissance.
This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution
Subscribe to this journal
Receive 51 print issues and online access
$199.00 per year
only $3.90 per issue
Rent or buy this article
Get just this article for as long as you need it
Prices may be subject to local taxes which are calculated during checkout
Spadafora, C. et al. PLoS Pathog. 6, e1000968 (2010).
Dalton, R. Nature 441, 567-569 (2006).
Macfadden, B. J. et al. J. Paleont. 84, 288-298 (2010).
Rex Dalton is a writer based in San Diego, California.
Related external links
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Grand Challenges in Global Health
Rights and permissions
About this article
Cite this article
Dalton, R. Central America: Panama's big ambition. Nature 469, 462–463 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/469462a