Science

19 May, 2017 Cuba and U.S. to Study Coral Reefs

Havana, Cuba.-Scientists from Cuba and the United States started a joint expedition to study the deep coral reefs surrounding the Caribbean island, the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA) reported on Thursday. The collaboration is part of the Biannual Working Plan under the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation for the Preservation and Management […]

16 May, 2017 Glass: The Healthiest and Ecological

Global campaign Glass is Life aiming to highlight the advantages and benefits of glass vs. other packaging, conducted a survey among consumers of various materials and concluded glass tops the preferences’ list in many categories. They also said glass is the most eco-friendly packaging

26 April, 2017 Cuba Welcomes Two Decades of Chemical Weapons Convention

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba will mark the two decades of the Chemical Weapons Convention with a Day for the Protection against these devices, and a commemorative event for the 20th anniversary of that international agreement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today. These activities will include meetings and seminars to be held during this year. They will […]

25 April, 2017 Symposium in Cuba to Tackle Wetlands Preservation and Management

Matanzas, Cuba.-The 11th International Symposium on Wetlands Management, which is called by the Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), will tackle some priority issues today on wetland preservation. Such an event, scheduled from November 6th to 10th, in the municipality of Cienaga de Zapata, is organized by the Matanzas CITMA delegation and the […]

21 April, 2017 Cuba Hosts 6th Workshop of Basic Biomedical Sciences

Havana, Cuba.-The 6th Workshop on Basic Biomedical Sciences started today in this capital with a great international participation and the aim to continue raising the level of Cuban health professionals, recognized worldwide. Today’s agenda includes lectures on several issues such as genetics, nutrition, probiotics in medicine and preclinical and clinical data of the amniotic membrane, […]

21 April, 2017 Cuba To Host International Pharmaceutical Workshop

Havana, Cuba.-The 9th International Workshop On Aseptic Processing in the Pharmaceutical Industry will open here next Monday, with the attendance of experts from 8 countries of the Americas and Europe, organizers announced. Researchers from Mexico, Argentina, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, US and Cuba will take part in the event, which will spread until April 28th. […]

18 April, 2017 International Council for Science Meets in Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-The Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean, of the International Council for Science (ICSU), is beginning here today with specialized debates focused on sustainable development. Cuba will present during the event the scientific progress made in the last decades, especially in the field of medicine and biotechnology, the national press stressed. This […]

12 April, 2017 French Academicians Praise Cuba’s Scientific Potentiality

Havana, Cuba.-The organizers of the Franco-Cuban Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation today highlighted Cuba”s progress in medicine, education and biotechnology, as well as the enormous potentiality for the two-way cooperation. ‘Everyone recognizes Cuba’s strength in medicine, health and education. Either Latin America and the rest of the world admire this Cuban achievement,’ he said. […]

12 April, 2017 US Researcher Speaks in Cuba about Citrus Greening Disease

Havana, Cuba.-US researcher James Graham gave a masterly lecture on Huanglongbird (HLB), a disease of citrus fruits caused by a vector-borne pathogen, at the 8th International Scientific Seminar on Plant Health. This disease affects the ripening process of both young and adult citrus plants, by causing death in a few years, the US specialist on […]

6 April, 2017 Seven Cuban Projects in Global Telecoms Competition

Havana, Cuba.-Seven Cuban projects are competing today in different categories of the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2017, Cubadebate posted today. According to the report, Cuba is competing for the online healthcare information network, INFOMED; the Cuban Collaborative Encyclopedia, EcuRed; the Pachamama Game Jam 2016 contest, at UCI; and the platform for […]

5 April, 2017 Florida Aquarium Helps Create Underwater Coral Nursery in Cuba

Washington, United States.-An international team of divers from The Florida Aquarium and the National Aquarium of Cuba constructed an underwater staghorn coral nursey in Cuba waters,according local media today. The underwater coral nursery took months of planning and six days in the field. The nursery is located in the Guanahacabibes, Peninsula National Park, off the […]