Topic Tag: science

Immerse, Arts and Architecture, People

Tavares Strachan: hidden figures | Closeup

The imaginative power of art meets the materials of science in the continuously innovative works of Bahamian Tavares Strachan, which meditate on history’s unsung heroes, writes Andre Bagoo

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Advertorial, Science

A big step forward in the fight against gynaecological cancers

In the Caribbean, cancers of the cervix, uterus and ovary make up the second, third and fifth most common cancers. In Trinidad and Tobago, we have taken the fight against gynaecological cancers on all fronts — preventative, early detection, treatment and succession planning.

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Engage, Culture, Environment, Science

Saved by microbes | Discover

Trinidadian microbiologist Adesh Ramsubhag is a pioneer in researching potentially revolutionary uses of the Caribbean’s native microorganisms, writes Raymond Ramcharitar

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Engage, Culture, Science, Cuba

CimaVax: revolutionary medicine

When United States President Barack Obama landed on Cuban soil in March this year, the first sitting American leader to do so since 1959,...

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Engage, Culture, Technology, People, Guyana

Niven Narain: smarter medicine

When he was thirteen years old, Niven Narain lost his grandmother to cancer. “I watched her go through nine months that were just...

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Engage, Culture, Technology, Trinidad and Tobago

Patrick Hosein: the quiet innovator

We use the World Wide Web and our cellular phones, frequently simultaneously, like recently evolved appendages. We can barely imagine going...

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Engage, Culture, Technology, People, Barbados

Alan Emtage: The Codefather

I wrote a piece of code that gave birth to a multi-billion dollar industry. I didn’t make any money off of it, but I wouldn’t change...

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