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Cuba unveils its first Internet Search Engine

The first Cuban Internet search engine for sites within the .cu domain was presented Thursday at the 12th International Informatics Convention and Fair 2007, which concludes Friday in Havana. Read More

Cable to expand Cuba's internet capacity

A new undersea fiber-optic cable from Cuba to Venezuela should be finished within two years, a Venezuelan communications official said Thursday, dramatically expanding Cuba's internet and telephone capacity. Read More

Cuba Info University stars in Fair

The Information Sciences University (UCI), created by President Fidel Castro, is exhibiting Thursday that institution s work in the International Informatics Event. Its stand displays over 20 software products and several information systems, as well as some collaboration projects with the Venezuelan company PDVSA. Read More

India, Cuba team up in drugs, oil and wind energy

India and Cuba are forging closer economic ties through cancer vaccine research and oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, officials said this week. Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma, who ended a visit to Havana on Wednesday, said the longtime Third World allies also will train a Cuban team in wind energy technology among a growing number of areas of cooperation. Read More

Cuban National Anti-Doping Program Consolidated

The Anti-Doping Laboratory of Cuba, opened in 2001, consolidates the national program against drugs in sports, said scientific bulletin En Red. En Red said that during 2006, 2,000 tests were done in the installation, and Mario Granda, its director, assures no Cuban athlete was punished for using illegal substances, though there were cases to whom other tests were necessary. Read More

Planetarium of advanced technology set up in Cuba

A Planetarium of advanced technology made in Japan, will be set up in the venue of old Cinema Havana, as part of Old Havana Cultural Project of Science and Technology, sponsored by City Historian Office and Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment CITMA. With capacity for 80 people, the one called Cosmic Theater, 10 meters diameter round, will make possible to fly imagination to observe celestial constellations by means of several representations of the space, Cuban Agency News, reported. Read More

Cuba records warmest january in 15 years

To the delight of snowbirds and the unease of climate watchers, the ongoing winter season continues to be marked by unusually high temperatures in all three regions of the Cuban archipelago. Read More

Cuban scientists obtain recombining enzyme

Obtaining in Cuba a recombining enzyme to diagnose infectious diseases in humans, animals, and vegetables is a new achievement by the Cuban scientists. The novel attainment, called Amplicen, was conceived by genetics engineers of the National Agricultural Health Center (CENSA). Read More

University of Havana recognizes top research work

During the ceremony it was noted that of the 47 works recognized, 11 deserved of the «special category Read More

Cuban biotechnology working for healthcare

Products from this industry have been patented and sold in more than 45 countries.Cubas potential in carrying out projects to develop therapeutic vaccines against a variety of diseases are currently on display at the 2006 Havana International Biotechnology Congress which was underway at the close of this edition. Read More

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