Prestigious personalities of world biotechnology like Richard John Roberts, winner of the Nobel Medicine Prize, will participate in the International Congress on Biotechnology, scheduled for December 1-4 in this capital.
US senators Republican Jeff Flake for Arizona and Democrat Tom Udall for New Mexico toured Havana´s Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute during a visit to Cuba, according to information on the website of scientific entity.
During the month of October, nine records of maximum monthly temperature were established in different parts of Cuba, according to the Climate Centre of the Cuban Meteorology Institute, Granma newspaper published.
To give continuity to the healing actions undertaken by local authorities for 17 years, the Council of the Provincial Administration of Camagüey approved a program to combat pollution at Nuevitas Bay, Granma newspaper published today.
Doctor Jose Luis Di Fabio, representative to Cuba of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), thanked the Cuban government for its prompt response to the call made by the United Nations to face the Ebola fever virus.
The Institute of Geophysics and Astronomy (IGA by its Spanish acronym) announced in Havana that a partial eclipse of the sun, visible in central and western Canada, USA, Mexico and the Pacific Ocean, will happen tomorrow afternoon.
Experts with the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center exposed the advancements of a project for a vaccine to fight the four existing types of Dengue.
Cuban and foreign researchers in the field of education exchange experiences starting from Tuesday at the Maximo Gomez University of Ciego de Avila, in the 11th edition of the International Scientific Conference, UNICA-2014.
Health is one of the sectors with greater potential to strengthen cooperation between Ecuador and Cuba, asserted on Tuesday the Public Health Minister of the South American nation, Carina Vance.
The Regional Archeology Workshop, to run in Cienfuegos on October 15 and 16, calls archaeologists to try to add a sugar mill from the nineteenth century to ¨La Ruta del Esclavo¨ national project.
More than 100 experts of Cuba and Brazil will exchange experiences on the recombinant human erythropoietin, a biotechnological medicine of high efficiency in the treatment of anemia associated to different types of diseases.
Following a month of calm, the current hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean has gained momentum with the formation of tropical storms Fay and Gonzalo, according to weather reports.
Ecuadorian Economic and Social Inclusion minister Betty Tola and Cuban deputy Education minister Irene Rivero signed a bilateral cooperation accord in the capital Quito in the areas of attention to the disabled and child development.
Researchers presented in this city artificial intelligence applications developed in Cuba and used in different branches of the economy, at the opening of the 12th National Congress of Pattern Recognition, which will end tomorrow.
The newspaper The Washington Post has recently published an article on Cuba's medical response to the outbreak of the Ebola fever virus in Africa, entitled "In the medical response to Ebola, Cuba is punching far above its weight." Up next we bring you excerpts of that publication.