Science & Technology

Malaria sniffed out by dogs in sock-smelling trial

Sky News:-  Dogs could potentially be used to help literally sniff out malaria in people through an odour in their socks, according to new research. The animals can be trained to...

World’s largest amphibious plane undergoes final tests

China Daily:-  The world's largest amphibious aircraft, AG600, carried out its first takeoff and landing on waters in Hubei province's Jingmen on Saturday. Developed and built by the State-owned aircraft giant...

Water-soluble ‘plastic’ may reduce ocean pollution

China Daily:-  The innovation, jointly developed in China, could reduce the threat the material poses in seas across the world. Chilean businessman Roberto Astete has had the same dream for several...

Saint Lucian Students Display Robotics Skills

Press Release:-  St. Lucian students from four schools participated in a two-day hackathon event to showcase their new skills as part of a United States Government-supported Robotics and Coding pilot...

Scientists Produce Babies From Same-Sex Mice Pairs

AFP:-  A team of researchers has produced viable offspring from same-sex pairs of mice, using a novel technology that involves stem cells altered to remove certain genes. While the applications...

BBC News disrupted by software glitch

BBC:-  The BBC had to replace live broadcasts with recorded material on its TV news channels for about an hour on Wednesday following a technical glitch. The News at Six was...

Flow Connects Saltibus with High-Speed Internet, HD TV

Press Release:-  Hundreds of residents in the communities of Daban, Getrine, La Haut, Londonderry, Park Estate and Saltibus can now apply for high-speed broadband access and take advantage of high-definition television, as a major...

Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked

BBC:-  Facebook has said “almost 50 million” of its users were left exposed by a security flaw. The company said attackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in a feature known...

‘Robot millipede’ can deliver drugs inside human body

Sky News:-  A "robot millipede" could be used to deliver drugs to specific parts of a patient's body. Crawling straight from the pages of a science fiction novel, the "millirobot" is...
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Invest Saint Lucia Hosts Investor Mission and Career Fair

PRESS RELEASE: Castries, Monday September 24th 2018 – Invest Saint Lucia (ISL), in collaboration with Nearshore Americas - a leading international firm that conducts independent research on IT, digital business...