Chinese scientists have identified the mechanism of how the novel coronavirus works to infect humans, which could explain the molecular basis for coronavirus recognition and infection and provide a basis for the development of therapeutics.... More

A team of Chinese and German researchers have discovered the world's oldest fossils of Rossellids, pushing forward the history of similar sponge fossils by more than 300 million years.... More

Danish scientists found that the precursor of the Earth formed within a time span of approximately 5 million years, much faster than previously thought.... More

January 2020 was the hottest January in the 141-year global climate record, according to scientists at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).... More

The number of extreme hot weather events is expected to rise significantly, according to a recent study led by Chinese researchers.... More

The National Electric System was favored from August 2017 to date, with about 34 thousand megawatt-hours of renewable energy produced by the three photovoltaic parks operating in the central province of Ciego de Avila. ... More

A massive hole has been discovered in the Antarctic’s so-called doomsday glacier suggesting it may be melting even faster than scientists have long feared.... More

Chinese scientists have developed a protective agent that can reduce the effects of herbicide on crops, according to the Hefei institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences.... More

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) on Friday said that releasing radioactive water from the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean would be a preferable option than releasing it into the atmosphere. ... More

An international team of experts, led by researchers with Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut, the United States, has found that volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs.... More

A new report by the World Economic Forum says global risk perceptions are shifting. While in previous years economic problems were deemed the biggest threats to mankind, fears of a climate breakdown are now dominating.... More

Havana, January 21 (RHC)-- Cuban scholars, specialists, and officials will exchange ideas and projects to promote the national strategy for the development of renewable energy sources.... More

The world's oceans in 2019 were the warmest in recorded human history, a new article said Tuesday. Conducted by an international team of 14 scientists from 11 institutes worldwide, the study also found that global ocean temperatures keep rising and speeding up, Xinhua reports.... More

The average annual temperature in Cuba in 2019 was the highest reported since 1951, reaching 1.1 degrees Celsius above the historic average of 25.5, reported the Climate Center of the Meteorology Institute.... More

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) recently issued a report which states that Cuba is among the Latin America and Caribbean nations most affected by extreme weather events caused by climate change.... More