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Cuba reports increased Sorbitol production

The Cuban eastern province of Camagüey reported a substantial increase in sorbitol production in 2006. The province has the only sorbitol-producing plant in the country, which produced 1,356 tons of that substance last year Read More

Cuba consolidates National Energy Revolution

Cuba celebrated Wednesday the first anniversary of the energy revolution being undertaken across the island which has made a remarkable progress in the development of clean sources of energy and in the increase of power generation. Read More

Cuba substitutes imported reagents

The replacement of imported reagents for natural products resulting from cultured plant tissues is one of the major achievements of scientists in San Antonio de los Baños municipality, in Havana Province. Read More

Cuba seeking to drop oil dependence

Cuban oil-industry experts are discussing, in a two-day national conference, the use of renewable energy sources in the country in an effort to find solutions that could bring down the oil dependence. According to specialists on the matter, the discussions ending tomorrow are held as part of the 15th National Science and Technique Forum, which is expected to contribute to the Energy Revolution that has been undertaken by the Cuban government since 2006. Read More

Cuba science favors people

Cuban sciences favor all sectors of the population and also other countries, participants of the regular Cuban roundtable TV program stated. In the framework of Science Day on Tuesday, and unlike what is happening in the rest of the world, Cuban science is for its people, as results of this sphere in 2006 show. Read More

Cuba Celebrated Her Scientists Day

Cuba celebrated Science Day on Monday, when the highest national price, the Carlos J. Finlay Order, will be awarded. Carlos J. Finlay was the discoverer of the yellow fever transmitting agent. On January 15, 1960 Cuban President Fidel Castro made the point that the future of Cuba had to be necessarily a future of scientists. Read More

Cuba Boosts Telemedicine

Cuba has developed a transmission system of digital medical images called Imagis, currently installed in several hospitals of the island's 11 provinces. The software, created by Santiago de Cuba's Medical Biophysics Center, allows storing, visualizing, processing and transmission by email images received in tomographs, ultrasound, magnetic resonance, X rays, angiographs and others. Read More

Scientific contributions of cuban university recognized

Jose A. Echevarria Polytechnic Institute of Higher Education was the academic center with the most projects proposed to the Cuban National Forum of Science and Technology Read More

New Havana Club rum factory opens

A new Cuban rum distillery has been inaugurated - the product of a joint venture between Cuban rum maker Havana Club and the French business group Pernod Ricard, the second largest distributor and trader of beverages and spirits in the world. Read More

Cuba continues producing petroleum while insisting on saving

After meeting 2006 plans for oil extraction, Cubans continue working in three dozen wells operated by its national enterprise, CUPET and by associations between the island and foreign companies. Read More

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