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Over 165,000 Volunteers for a One-Way Mission to Mars

Washington, Aug 31.- More than 165,000 applicants from 140 countries have currently signed up to take part in a no return mission to Mars as part of the Mars One project, revealed the website of ...

Migraine Causes Permanent Brain Damage

Copenhagen, Aug 30.- Migraine and other illnesses can cause lasting or permanent changes in brain structures, according to the journal of Neurology.

Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Top Causes of Disability

 Washington, Aug 30.- Mental and substance abuse disorders were together responsible for more deaths and illness than HIV/ AIDS and tuberculosis, diabetes, or traffic accidents, says a study published in The Lancet.

Scientists Analyze Presence of Water on Equator of the Moon

Washington, Aug 28.- Scientists at the U.S. space agency (NASA) found water in the Bullialdus crater of the moon, after analyzing data provided by a mineralogical instrument (M3) of the institution.

Infants Hear Words While in The Womb

Washington, Aug 28.- The brain wave patterns in infants show that they recognize words and sounds since they are in the womb, said an investigation by the University of Helsinki, Finland.

Cuba Presents Cancer Drug in Laos

Havana, Cuba, Aug 20.- A Cuban cancer pharmaceutical, known as Vidatox 30CH;  was  presented in Laos, the first Asian country to have registered the drug, which improves the quality of life of patients suffering from ...

Cuban Meteorologist to Talk about Weather Disasters

Havana, Cuba, Aug 19.- Doctor Jose Manuel Rubiera Torres, director of the Forecast Center of the Cuban Meteorology Institute, will give tomorrow in Havana a conference on meteorological disasters.

Singapore Works in a Potential Vaccine against Dengue

Singapore, Aug 15.- A scientist research Institute in Singapore believes is about to produce a vaccine to prevent dengue, capable of developing resistance to the virus within the immune system.

Biomarker for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer Identified

Washington, Aug 14.- Spanish specialists at the CSIC Institute of Biomedical Research identified a potential biomarker in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) for early diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease (AD) .

Study Proves Benefits of Chocolate for Memory in the Elderly

Washington, Aug 9.- Cocoa consumption by the elderly promotes blood supply to the brain, which improves mental abilities, according to a study from Harvard Medical College.

Unusual Sighting of Gray Dolphins in Cuban Bay

Matanzas, Cuba, Jul 5.- Four bold gray dolphins, of a group of 10, made a rare foray into the Bay of Pigs (Bahia de Cochinos) in southern Matanzas province, 150 kilometers southeast of Havana.

Cuba, Ecuador Hold Scientific Cooperation Event

Quito, May 27.- Academic lectures by recognized experts, exhibitions of medical equipment and a round of negotiations are part of the agenda of the 1st Scientific Day of Technological Exchange on Health between Ecuador and ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...