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Photo by Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories

The man and his robot clone

Hiroshi Ishiguro is in Cuba but almost no one knows it. A journalist from the Cuban television news system published on his Facebook profile that the Japanese engineer would be in the José Antonio Echeverría Higher Polytechnic last Monday giving … Continued

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The ice on Florida’s highways is a rather unusual phenomenon. Photo: AP.

Snow in Florida, the Sunshine State

  The bitter winter climate that has caused icy temperatures in parts of the United States is threatening with bringing snowfalls and frosts throughout the south, which few times sees light snowfalls, much less piles of snow. The National Weather … Continued

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Harvard University, one of the most prestigious in the United States, signed an agreement with the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education. Photo: Harvard University / Facebook.

Harvard University signs agreement with Cuba

The U.S. Harvard University (Massachusetts) and the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education (MES) agreed this Saturday to collaborate in future scientific researches and to promote joint publications. As part of the agreement, both parties also agreed to promote academic ties … Continued

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Havana. Photo: Desmond Boylan (Detail).

U.S. government prevents scientific collaboration with Cuba

  Barely a year after the U.S. secretary of health and human services affirmed in Havana that she was “optimistic about the steps being taken,” medical institutions linked to the new government of that country banned its scientists from traveling … Continued

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More than a million persons will be immunized in Cuba as part of the Vaccination Campaign against Seasonal Flu. Photo: Vicente Brito / Escambray.

Cuba to vaccinate more than a million persons against flu

Cuba will start a Vaccination Campaign against Seasonal Flu from July 28 to next September 30. During that period 1.04 million doses will be applied to children from six months to two years old, to all the pregnant women and … Continued

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Sponge and coral communities in the Guanahacabibes National Park, Cuba. Photo: Jesse Cancelmo / Cuba’s Twilight Zone Reefs and Their Regional Connectivity.

Cuban coral reefs in “excellent health”

A research by Cuban and U.S. scientists on the island’s coral reefs revealed their “excellent health” and the existence of more than 130 species of fish and 260 of sponges living in those coastal zones. The expedition, which covered 1,430 … Continued

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Leslie Fermín Molerio León Photo: Courtesy of Molerio Léon

Leslie Fermín Molerio León: Knowledge, Expertise and Willpower

Early this year, Leslie Fermín Molerio León, master in Science in Isotopic Hydrology, was elected Goodwill Ambassador of the Academy of Sciences of New York, a condition granted by that institution to only 200 scientists in the world (among 20,000 … Continued

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Photo: Taken from Saberia.

Morón’s meteorite

There are reports, reliably confirmed, of the fall of half a dozen meteorites on Cuban territory, almost all of them concentrated in the western part of the island. On June 10, 1994, a meteor fell on Palmarito farm, close to … Continued

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Mayabeque. Photo by Santiago Batisdona

Erosion in 82 percent of Cuban beaches

Signs of erosion were found in 82 percent of the 499 beaches Cuba has based on an assessment to design a state plan to face climate change, according to data reported by the island’s media before World Environment Day which … Continued

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The “R/V Weatherbird II” during its marine studies. Photo:

U.S. scientists to study Cuba’s coastal waters

U.S. scientists will investigate the state of Cuba’s coastal waters together with Cuban colleagues and students. A team from the Tampa-based University of South Florida (USF) will travel to the island on May 9 on board the R/V Weatherbird II … Continued

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