Category : science

science / science - 5 years ago

UNAM launches electronic catalog of academic services

Mexico, Oct. 22 (Notimex).- The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, for its acronym in Spanish) has launched an electronic platform to promote and publicize its products and services in the academic world. In this platform, interested par...

science / science - 5 years ago

Swim team braves pollution to dive into Gaza waters

Coach Amjad Tantish talks through a warm-up before they race from the trash-strewn beach into the sea as he continues to bark instructions. The Mediterranean hugs the entire 40 kilometre (25 mile) western border of the Gaza Strip, but almost no one...

science / science - 5 years ago

From 'problem child' to 'prodigy'? LSD turns 75

Lysergic acid diethylamide was labelled a "problem child" by the man who discovered its hallucinogenic properties in 1943: as it turns 75, the drug known as LSD may now be changing its image. The late Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann famously learned of...