Brazilian government accused of suppressing data that would call its war on drugs into question

Source: Science MagazineSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—Is Brazil experiencing a drug epidemic? The answer to that question has spiraled into a legal battle between scientists and government officials over the...

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Meet the Ebola workers battling a virus in a war zone

Source: NatureA crack runs down one window of the armoured vehicle transporting epidemiologist Mamoudou Harouna Djingarey through Beni, a city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). An...

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Billions suffer from poor access to water, sanitation and hygiene, says Unicef and WHO report

Source: MercoPressBillions of people around the world are continuing to suffer from poor access to water, sanitation and hygiene, according to a new report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization....

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Brazilian government accused of suppressing data that would call its war on drugs into question

Source: Science MagazineSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—Is Brazil experiencing a drug epidemic? The answer to that question has spiraled into a legal battle between scientists and government officials over the...

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The first UN World Food Safety Day to be marked on Friday 7 June

Source: MercoPressThe first-ever celebration of the United Nations World Food Safety Day, to be marked globally on 7 June, aims to strengthen efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe.
Every...

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Uruguay: 10 prioridades en ciencia para el próximo presidente

Fuente: SciDev   [MONTEVIDEO] A cinco meses de las elecciones nacionales en Uruguay, la Academia de Ciencias de ese país (ANCiU) difundió un documento dirigido a los candidatos presidenciales que...

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Obama señala los bulos como uno de los mayores problemas de Internet

Fuente: El PaisEn el Movistar Arena, el principal escenario de conciertos de Bogotá (Colombia) y ante 6.000 entusiastas espectadores, el anterior presidente de los Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, ha...

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La factura de luz aumentaría en un 28 por ciento

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaEl acuerdo de reestructuración (RSA, en inglés) con ciertos bonistas de la Autoridad de Energía Eléctrica (AEE) resultará en un aumento de, al menos, 5% en la factura de la luz a...

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