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Friday, April 20, 2018

Sc. & Envt.


  • 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.

  • Cuban Scientists Study Sun's effect on Human Health

    Cuban Scientists Study Sun's effect on Human Health

    Havana, Cuba, Aug 23.- The Cuban Institute of Geophysics and Astronomy announced that it will investigate the effects of sunlight on human health. Pablo Sierra Figueredo, specialist of that entity, explained that they will look for data that are needed when studying the consequences of certain pheno…
  • Moringa oleifera: A Plant of Many Benefits

    Moringa oleifera: A Plant of Many Benefits

    By Raysa Mestril Gutiérrez (raysa@rcagramonte.icrt.cu) / Radio Cadena Agramonte

    The Moringa oleifera, known in Cuba as “Tilo Americano”, is a tree native to India that was introduced in America in the 1920s. Until now it had been used only as a living fence and for medical purposes; however, the plant is used in several countries around the world as animal and human food, for it is rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals.

  • Ecuadorians Benefit with Cuban Product Heberprot-p

    Ecuadorians Benefit with Cuban Product Heberprot-p

    Quito, Aug 13.- The Cuban product Heberprot-p, to cure complaints resulting from diabetes, is welcomed in Ecuador for the results reported by patients with treatment in this South American country. With the title "Diabetic Foot can be Treated with Another Medicne", the newspaper El Telegrafo desc…
  • Camagüey: Stronghold of Cuba’s Movement to Economize the Use of Water

    Camagüey: Stronghold of Cuba’s Movement to Economize the Use of Water

    By Pablo Cabero Viamontes/Radio Cadena AgramonteCamagüey is a Cuban stronghold in economizing water resources, and is the island’s second major fresh water reserve, just behind Sancti Spíritus province in the central part of the country. Besides it has the greatest number of facilities in this s…
  • Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago Are Protecting the Environment

    Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago Are Protecting the Environment

    Havana, Cuba, Jul 18.- The Ambassador of Trinidad & Tobago to Cuba, Jennifer Jones-Kernahan, stated that both countries are committed to protect the human species given the threats the world is facing due to climate change. In statements to Prensa Latina, Jones-Kernahan described the efforts made…
  • Nearly One Million Cubans Suffer from Asthma

    Nearly One Million Cubans Suffer from Asthma

    Havana, Cuba, May 8.- Nearly one million Cubans suffer from asthma, although less than one third are affected by the most severe form of the disease, an expert from the Ministry of Public Health stated on Tuesday.

  • Highest Protected Area in Cuba

    Highest Protected Area in Cuba

    The highest protected area in Cuba is the Turquino National Park located in the Sierra Maestra Mountains.  This natural protected area is full of legends, stories, landscapes and singularities of flora and fauna. According to a resolution of the Executive Committee of the Council of Ministers, t…
  • Environmental Engineering in Camagüey at the Service of Society

    Environmental Engineering in Camagüey at the Service of Society

    By Daymaris Taboada Moreno / Radio Cadena Agramonte.As a result of 23 years of scientific endeavours and major contributions to the scientific development of this Cuban province, the Research Center for Environmental Engineering (CIAC) in Camagüey, a facility of the Ministry of Science, Technology …