An old legend which comes from the mythology of the indigenous peoples of the Amazon relates that chewing coca leaf builds a bridge towards the gods, a divine road where body and soul unite. Mónica del Pilar Uribe Marín Although legends often run counter to science, there are scientists […]
Death can be aesthetic. No-one denies the beauty of the fireworks of war, said futurist FilippoTommaso Marinetti. All paraphernalia of war and even fields covered in bodies, like those which Michelangelo used to visit to study the facial expressions and the sinister anatomy of death, have a secret and mysterious […]
Is it possible for clean, sustainable energy to drive sustainable economic growth for countries around the world? There is no doubt that a growing number of nations are switching their attentions to the renewable energies sector in a bid to futureproof their economies. In recent generations, the world has depended […]
Just like Albert Einstein, physicist Stephen Hawking also felt a strong passion for music and for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Rachel Pereda Puñales During an interview in 1992, the recently deceased scientist expressed that, “Mozart has always been one of my favourites”, and confessed that the Requiem Mass by […]
Cities across the region produce almost 540,000 tonnes of rubbish a day, 145,000 tonnes of which is not disposed of in the correct manner. By 2050 the daily figure for solid waste in urban areas could rise to 670,000 tonnes, a good deal of which would not be disposed of and treated properly if things carry on as they are.