New Scientist ranks the top 10 discoveries of the 2010s ... More

“World leaders are still trying to run away from their responsibilities," Greta Thunberg recalled in a climate demonstration held in Turin. ... More

Thirty-six healthy male volunteers lay on beds with their heads low and feet high for 90 days for an experiment to simulate weightlessness that will pave the way for Chinese astronauts' long-term stay in space.... More

A world-first Australian study of coral has challenged long-held scientific assumptions about the role of sunlight in creating biodiversity, with impacts potentially extending far beyond the reef, Xinhua reports.... More

Australian scientists have designed a system that decomposes plastic into an environmentally friendly by-product.... More

Experts from more than 18 countries and regions attending a forum this past week in Beijing called for stepping up sci-tech cooperation to promote sustainable development, contributing to the building of a community with a shared future for humanity.... More

By using synthetic biology, researchers are developing a more efficient and sustainable method to produce the next generation of bio-based jet fuels, which could be partly made from seawater, according to a study released on Thursday by The University of Manchester.... More

The scientific community has called for global cooperation to meet scientific challenges at the first World Science and Technology Development Forum held October 16th in Beijing, China, Xinhua reports.... More

Havana, October 15 (RHC)- Cuba has announced its decision to join the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), which currently groups 183 countries.... More

Havana, October 14 (RHC)-- The 18th edition of the International Convention and Fair Informatica 2020 will be held March 16th through the 20th here in Havana, with the slogan “For digital transformation.”... More

This week, South Africa moved closer to establishing the world's largest radio telescope observatory, the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Observatory, as the national parliament ratified the convention for its creation, Xinhua reports.... More

Cuba’s Amistad Forestal hydrologic substation has been reopened in the westernmost province of Pinar del Rio, after the completion of a two million pesos-worth investment project.... More

Cuba attends 2019 WIPO Assemblies

Havana, October 4 (RHC)-- Cuba’s Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya reaffirmed her country’s commitment to promoting innovation and creativity through the intellectual property system. ... More


La Paz, October 3 (RHC)-- Contrary to the near civil war situation that existed in Bolivia 16 years ago, today's economic, political and social stability have contributed to technological development, according to the newspaper Cambio.... More


Washington, October 3 (RHC)-- Renewable energy sources will account for 49 percent of the world's electricity generation by 2050, compared with 28 percent in 2018, a study reported today.... More