Radio Cadena Agramonte
Saturday, February 24, 2018

Sc. & Envt.


  • Cuba Begins Digital Television Tests

    Cuba Begins Digital Television Tests

    Havana, Cuba, May 27.- Cuba will begin digital television tests in June, in an experimental zone in Havana, as part of preparations to progressively introduce in the country the new technology, in tune with international technological development.

  • New Drilling For More Evidence of Life on Mars

    New Drilling For More Evidence of Life on Mars

    Washington, May 22.- The explorer robot Curiosity drilled another rock from Mars to collect samples to be analyzed with its internal instruments, informed the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

  • Study: Baby's Spit-Cleaned Pacifier May Help Prevent Allergies

    Study: Baby's Spit-Cleaned Pacifier May Help Prevent Allergies

    Washington, 15 May.- For years, parents have been told not to clean their babies' pacifiers by placing them in their mouths. Now, a newly released report posted on the American Academy of Pediatrics' website says children whose parents cleaned their pacifiers by sucking it, were less likely to have asthma, eczema and allergies.

  • Experts at Santiago de Cuba Conference Warn About Climate Hazards

    Experts at Santiago de Cuba Conference Warn About Climate Hazards

    Santiago de Cuba, May 11.- Experts from 10 countries are warning here about climate hazards in coastal areas, as they participate in the 6th International Conference, "Caricostas," running May 15 through 17.

  • Cuba to Share Experiences at Environmental Convention

    Cuba to Share Experiences at Environmental Convention

    Havana, Cuba, May 10.- Cuba will share experiences in environmental preservation at the 9th International Convention on Development and the Environment, to be held in this capital on July 8-12.

    One of the initiatives to be presented at the meeting is related to studies on danger, vulnerability and risk carried out on the island with a comprehensive approach, said during a press conference Gisela Alonso, president of the Environment Agency. 

  • World Water Day: a Common Will

    World Water Day: a Common Will

    By Arailaisy Rosabal García/ Radio Cadena Agramonte.

    The United Nations General Assembly declared 2013 the International Year of Water Cooperation. The reason why the organization responsible for monitoring the compliance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is so deeply concerned about an issue like water resources distribution is not a mystery. Fresh water availability nowadays is not enough to meet the needs of the global population.

  • The Health of Forests in Cuba Is Everyone’s Responsibility

    The Health of Forests in Cuba Is Everyone’s Responsibility

    By Fidel Alejandro Manzanares.

    Nowadays, environmental issues have become one of the main challenges for the human beings, who do not agree on this in spite of the Kyoto Protocol and other regulations, instead we continue boosting a destructive campaign against nature.

  • Camagüey University: A Benchmark in Contributing Technological Solutions

    Camagüey University: A Benchmark in Contributing Technological Solutions

    By Mariela Peña Seguí / Radio Cadena Agramonte.Recently recognized as one of Cuba’s centers which contributes most in exporting its scientific and technological services, the Camagüey-based Ignacio Agramonte University shows significant results in the field of technological innovation. Acco…
  • Science in Cuba Focuses on Human Development

    Science in Cuba Focuses on Human Development

    By Arailaisy Rosabal García / Radio Cadena Agramonte CollaboratorIt is hard to imagine a world without science; it would be like going back to the dawn of humanity, when the human beings communicated with their fellows through sings and their lives depended merely on what Mother Earth provided them…
  • Asteroid Approaches Earth

    Asteroid Approaches Earth

    Washington, Dec 11.- Asteroid Toutatis will pass relatively close to Earth on Wednesday December 12, however, experts say there is no risk of impact.

    The five-kilometer-diameter rock will be about 6.9 million kilometers away from our planet and it is not the first time it has passed so close to the Earth given that it repeats the action every four years around this time of the year.

    On previous occasions, such as in 2004, the asteroid passed the Earth even more closely.