Tag Archives: SANTIAGO

27Jul/17

Scientists find sunscreen potential in Antarctic plants

SANTIAGO, CHILE (JULY 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in products such as sunscreen for humans and protection for vulnerable crops. Continue reading

19Dec/16

Artificial skin harnessed from algae

A university professor in Chile has developed a green-coloured artificial skin from algae that can breathe.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from July to September 2015

World events during the third quarter of the year include the movement of migrants across Europe, twin blasts in China which tore through an industrial port area and the escape from prison of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord.
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17Sep/15

Seismologist warns of aftershocks and tsunamis in wake of 8.3 earthquake

Following an 8.3 earthquake off the coast of Chile, Caltech seismologist says that affected regions must remain vigilant for aftershocks and tsunamis or if it turns out to be a foreshock of a larger seismic event.

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03Aug/15

Stars walk the red carpet for premiere of film on rescued miners

Antonio Banderas and other Hollywood stars share the red carpet with the 33 Chilean miners they portray in “The 33” at the Santiago premeire of the film that tells the story of their unlikely survival five years ago.
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03Aug/15

Cast of Antonio Banderas’ film, “The 33”, about the rescued Chilean miners, meets Chile’s president

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet meets Antonio Banderas and other stars of “The 33”, the upcoming film about the rescued miners.

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27Feb/15

Chilean girl with cystic fibrosis tells president: Let me die

A fourteen-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet to authorize her euthanasia.

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