Havana, Cuba, Nov 21.- Cuba currently counts on good availability of medications with 65 percent of drugs being produced in the country thanks to local research and scientific development, said the head of the National Pharmaceutical Services Victor Faife, at FARMACARIBE 2013 scientific forum, underway in Santiago de Cuba.
Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Nov 20.- A solar park, the first in this Cuban western province, will be gradually integrated into the national energy system starting in 2014, experts said Wednesday.
Havana, Nov 20.- Some 30 invasive mammal species are reportedly causing significant damage to native fauna and the Cuban economy, Granma newspaper is reporting.
Havana, Nov 19.- Turning science into a tool for the vast majority of humanity is one of the objectives of the Brain and Mind International Conference on advances in clinical neuroscience and psychiatry, which began yesterday in Havana.
Ottawa, Nov 18.- Canadian and Spanish scientists discovered a new species of marine crustacean on the coast of the U.S. state of California.
Cairo, Nov 18.- A French-Egyptian archeological mission unearthed the heads of five royal statues in the southern city of Luxor, which is considered the world's largest outdoors museum, the Ministry of State for Antiquities reported on Sunday.
Washington, Nov 15.- U.S. scientists have published the first high-resolution global map of 21st-century forest cover change.
The study, published in Science magazine, reports a number of key findings on forest change from 2000-2012 based on satellite imagery.
Camagüey, Cuba, Nov 14.- Cuba is one of the few countries in the world having a highly reliable impact on induced rainfalls, according to expert Carlos Alberto Perez, who coordinates the cloud seeding activity on the island.
Mogadishu, Nov 13.- Somali authorities reported that possibly some 300 people died because of a storm and big floods that caused extensive damage in the northeastern region of Puntland.
Moscow, Nov 11.- After a spacewalk, the Sochi-2014 Olympic torch aboard the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft has successfully landed in the steps of Kazakhstan.