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Sunday, August 19, 2018

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  • Radioactivity Rises in Japanese Forests near Fukushima

    Radioactivity Rises in Japanese Forests near Fukushima

    Tokyo, Dec 16.- Levels of radioactive cesium rose in forested areas of northeastern Japan after the nuclear accident which ravaged the Fukushima plant, published Nikkei daily today.

  • Second Genetic Code Found in DNA

    Second Genetic Code Found in DNA

    Washington, Dec 13.- Human DNA presents a second genetic code, opening new horizons in the diagnose and treatment of illnesses, according to a study carried out by Washington University and published by Science magazine.

  • Scientists will Draw a Cuban Aboriginal Archaeological Atlas

    Scientists will Draw a Cuban Aboriginal Archaeological Atlas

    Havana, Dec 11.- Cuban scientists will begin in early 2014 the drawing of the Aboriginal Archaeological Atlas of Cuba, after having conducted a census of more than 3,000 Aboriginal archaeological sites in the country.

  • China-Brazil Satellite Did not Enter Orbit

    China-Brazil Satellite Did not Enter Orbit

    Brasilia, Dec 9.- The China-Brazilian CBERS-3 satellite did not enter the expected orbit today, launched from Taiyuan base, in the Shanxi province, reported here the National Space Research Institute (NSRI).

  • China-Brazilian Satellite to be Launched Tomorrow

    China-Brazilian Satellite to be Launched Tomorrow

    Brasilia, Dec 8.- The fourth China-Brazil satellite will be launched tomorrow into the outer-space to watch, photograph and record agricultural activities, deforestation of the forest, changes in the vegetation, water resources and urban growth.

  • Freshwater Reserves Discovered Under Ocean Floor

    Freshwater Reserves Discovered Under Ocean Floor

    London, Dec 6.- Australian scientists say they have found massive freshwater reserves beneath the seabed on continental shelves off Australia, China, North America and South Africa, according to the latest issue of Nature magazine.

  • Hackers Steal Data from Millions of Internet Users

    Hackers Steal Data from Millions of Internet Users

    Washington, Dec 5.- At least 2 million usernames and passwords in social media websites, including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe, were stolen by cyber criminals since last October 21, reported the U.S. media today.

  • Cuba: Healing Home-grown Vaccines Thanks to Clinical Trials

    Cuba: Healing Home-grown Vaccines Thanks to Clinical Trials

    By Alex López Almaguer/Radio Cadena Agramonte.

    The Maria Curie Oncology Hospital in Camagüey province has carried out 18 clinical trials in several locations of the body, and this has been possible largely due to the help provided by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.

  •  U.S. Meteorologist Speaks on Hurricane Season in Havana

    U.S. Meteorologist Speaks on Hurricane Season in Havana

    Havana, Cuba, Dec 4.- U.S. meteorologist Lixion Avila of the National Hurricane Center said today that it will take many years to really know why there were few hurricanes in the 2013 hurricane season in the Atlantic basin.

  • Scientists in Australia Develop a Male Contraceptive Pill

    Scientists in Australia Develop a Male Contraceptive Pill

    Canberra, Dec 4.- Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed a contraceptive pill for men that blocks the release of sperm, the ABC television network reported today.