Laveaga's current research focuses on agricultural technology and hunger in the twentieth century. Laveaga has also written extensively on healthcare in Mexico, medicinal plants and pharmaceuticals, and mid-century exchange between Mexico and India.
Discusses the introduction to co-edited volume on decentering and re-narrating histories of science and medicine.
Examines how Mexico was the birthplace of the pill. Explores the socio-economic repercussions of the global search for pharmaceuticals in rural villages far removed from research laboratories