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Tag Archives: science

  1. New Intraoperative MRI offers hope to epileptic children: The most effective technology to combat epilepsy

    Around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases globally. The epilepsy mortality rate in Latin America and the Caribbean is 1.04 per 100,000 inhabitants, higher than the 0.50 per 100,000 inhabitants in the United States and Canada. It is estimated that up to 70% of people living […]

    April 16, 2022HealthNo comments
  2. Lost in Space: Final Season – Netflix

    After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fight against all odds to survive and escape, but they’re surrounded by hidden dangers.  

    October 9, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. HAWKEYE: Jeremy Renner, Florence Pugh & Hailee Steinfeld

    Stars: Jeremy Renner, Florence Pugh & Hailee Steinfeld  

    September 23, 2021Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Game-changer COVID19 breathalyzer tested in Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Public Health says it tested Israel’s breathalyzer and certified the accuracy is 95% of the PCR reliability tests. The difference in price is around RD$800 of the breathalyzer to RD$4,000 of the PCR test. The biggest advantages, nevertheless, are in a shorter time to have results and the ease of […]

    August 13, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. New Computer Coding Camp Launched in Barbados

    The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) launched a new Computer Programming (Coding) Camp over the weekend at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies. Eleven students (campers) ranging in age from 13 to 41 were admitted to the first Phase of the camp which is to be held every Saturday through March […]

    January 29, 2018Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Rebuilding Irrigation Systems and Improving Road Access to Farms Top Priorities for Dominica’s Agriculture Sector

    Restoring irrigation systems and road access to farming areas in Dominica are disaster response priorities that are vital to reestablishing the country’s food production destroyed by Hurricane Maria. These priorities were highlighted as part of a meeting in Roseau, Dominica between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Dominica’s Ministry of […]

    December 18, 2017AgricultureNo comments
  7. Caribbean Science Foundation Coding Camp begins 6th January 2018

    The Caribbean Science Foundation is excited to inform you that it will launch the pilot of its Computer Coding Camps in Barbados, with the first meeting of the Camp scheduled for Saturday January 6, 2018.  The sponsors of the Camp are Scotiabank, and the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS. Total […]

    November 14, 2017EducationNo comments
  8. Empowering Girls In Technology

    This coming Thursday 27th April as we celebrate the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) ‘Girls in ICT Day‘, girls and young women across three Caribbean islands are being encouraged to be ‘bold for change’, which was the theme for International Women’s Day. This ‘Day’ is really a move to empower girls from innovation to impact and as […]

    April 24, 2017Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. CSF and CAS Host Two STEM Teacher Training Workshops in Jamaica

    The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) and the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS) jointly hosted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teacher Training Workshops for primary school teachers at the Genesis Academy, Kingston then at the Wexford Hotel, Montego Bay. The workshops were made possible by grant funding from the Embassy of the United States of […]

    January 22, 2017EducationNo comments
  10. U.S. Embassy presents “Adventures in STEM”

    As part of its commitment to promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown was pleased to host Dr. Cardinal Warde, professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), for two engagements with teachers and students on Barbados on July 26. The events, […]

    August 2, 2016EducationNo comments
  11. CIMH launches 2016 Caribbean Climate Models Calendar to raise awareness of regional climate research

    In an effort to build greater awareness of climate research and development activities in the Caribbean, regional climate services provider the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) has released a 2016 calendar highlighting leading Caribbean climate scientists who have made significant impacts in the region and around the world. Styled to reflect the colourful […]

    December 20, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  12. RHAND Credit Union teams up with MAD Science Inc!

    Approximately 300 children in Trinidad, all under the age of 12, benefitted from a life-changing experience, when MAD Science Inc. (Eastern Caribbean) demonstrated various types of scientific experiments that can be used in applying low and high pressure. Using the same principles of low and high pressure, the kids also obtained a basic knowledge and understanding […]

    October 25, 2015EducationNo comments
  13. “The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet” (2015) – Helena Bonham Carter Movie HD

    A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family’s ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.

    August 29, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. SPISE, CSF’s Flagship Regional STEM Program, Concludes

    SPISE (Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering) is offered for 4 weeks each summer by the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) to the brightest 16-18 year old students interested in pursuing careers in science and engineering. This year, 18 students from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. […]

    August 24, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  15. “A new Blue Marble” by Neil deGrasse Tyson #USA #WhiteHouse

    Earth. Not mounted on a stand, with color-coded state and national boundaries, as schoolroom globes are prone to display. Instead, we see our world as only a cosmic perspective can provide: blue oceans, dry land, white clouds, polar ice. A sun-lit planet, teeming with life, framed in darkness. Of course, at the time, we had […]

    July 21, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  16. STEM pioneer: Science education should be compulsory for young students

    A pioneer in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field believes that science education is so important to the future of Barbados that it should be compulsory for youngsters. Professor Warde, the inventor of 12 patents and a professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is reviewing the current situation in […]

    July 19, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  17. U.S. Embassy Science Superhero Contest Winner Attends “Anime Midwest 2015”

    Grenadian Alleyne Gulston traveled to the United States this month as the winner of U.S. Embassy Bridgetown’s Science Superhero Contest. Gulston is the Creative Director at AllyDay Creative Projects in Grenada. As the grand prize winner he, and a guest, attended the 2015 Anime Midwest convention from July 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare and […]

    July 12, 2015CartoonsNo comments
  18. Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) Fundraising luncheon on Sunday 5th July

    Each summer the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) offers the Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE) to the most gifted 16 and 17 year old Caribbean students who are interested in pursuing careers in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines. The goal of SPISE is to groom these youngsters to become […]

    June 21, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. Now in Barbados? Shell PurePlus “Drive The Future” – 1st motor oil made from natural gas!

    Now in Barbados, the very first motor oil made from natural gas: Barbadians are invited to try the new Shell Helix Ultra synthetic line of premium motor oils made with the patented Shell PurePlus Technology thus have a cleaner engine and a faster car. Shell PurePlus is a leading-edge gas-to-liquid technology process that converts natural […]

    June 18, 2015RallyNo comments
  20. Marvel Contest of Champions: Hulkbuster Spotlight

    Watch more from Marvel’s Contest of Champions now!

    May 30, 2015Cartoons, Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Montserrat to Host State of the Arc Scientific Conference

    Montserrat is welcoming an international cadre of scientists to the Sixth State of the Arc Conference; the venue will be the Cultural Centre in the northwest of the island. Delegates are participating in the week of activities which includes four days of discussions of current research issues and potential future research directions. PhD students will […]

    April 12, 2015EducationNo comments
  22. U.S. Embassy Underscores STEM Education with the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Launch

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS underscored its commitment to science, technology, engineering, and math STEM education. On March 12, Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Yolonda Kerney was on location at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida to witness the launch of NASA’s groundbreaking MMS launch. While there, she interacted […]

    March 22, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Oscar Nomination Recap (2015) 87th Academy Awards – HD Review

    The nominees for best picture are “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” “The Imitation Game,” “The Theory of Everything,” “Selma,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash.” The Oscars ceremony will take place Sunday, February 22, at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Neil Patrick Harris will host. Join us as we discuss the 87th Annual Academy Award nominations. Comment below […]

    January 18, 2015Cinema, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. “The Lazarus Effect” or… Frankenstein Meets The Exorcist (2015) – Olivia Wilde & Mark Duplass, Horror/Sci-Fi HD January 13, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    When one meets Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the first apparent thing is his HEIGHT. I would safely say he’s 6’3″ at least (I’m 5’11¾” so that’s 4 inches of difference). Yet when one sees him chatting you don’t get that impression, he’s the opposite of Tina Turner – she’s like 5’3″ and you feel she’s 6’2″, […]

    December 31, 2014Review, TechnologyNo comments