From Radio Australia
A British research company has reported remarkable results in controlling the mosquito that causes dengue fever.
At a trial in Brazil the company released sterile Aedes aegypti mosquitos resulting in a 96 per cent reduction of the wild mosquito population in the target area after only six months.
This could be very good news for [...]
From Radio Australia
By James Gallagher, Health and science reporter, BBC News
Human cloning has been used to produce early embryos, marking a “significant step” for medicine, say US scientists.
The cloned embryos were used as a source of stem cells, which can make new heart muscle, bone, brain tissue or any other type of cell in the body.
The study, [...]
A man has been arrested and is currently detained in police custody after an early morning raid on a house in East End.
About 5.45 am today (Wednesday, 15 May) officers searched a house in John McLean Drive, East End. During the search a flare gun, mask and bayonet were seized.
A 47-year-old man was arrested on [...]
Providing quality education focused on the success of their students is the foundation of St. Matthew’s University (SMU). Their faculty and staff are as committed to your dreams as you are, and their small class sizes mean you receive personalized attention.
Since 1997, more than fifteen hundred students have obtained their MD and DVM degrees from [...]
It is with much sadness we announce the death of the much loved Consuelo Ebanks, writer, actor, activist, artist, and more who died suddenly Tuesday afternoon after collapsing the day before (6) at Hurley’s and being admitted to the George Town Hospital.
Consuelo was a member of the Cayman National Cultural Foundation Board and was in [...]
Del Monte Fresh Produce has won approval from the USDA to ship genetically engineered pineapple into the US.
The Del Monte Fresh Produce Co., based in the Cayman Islands, has developed a transgenic pineapple that has tissue of a “novel rose color.”
The company has altered the fruit to “overexpress” a gene derived from the tangerine and [...]
The Elections Office is extending the hours during the weekday for Voter ID cards in order to ensure as many persons as possible have the opportunity to receive their ID.Â The last day to collect a voterâ€™s card from the Elections Office is Friday May 10, 2013.
The hours as of today (Fri):
Friday May 3, 2013:Â [...]
By Robert Ferris, Business insider
Most humans are pretty scared of sharks, but for the sand tiger shark, its own brothers and sisters are the ones who have the most to fear.
In one of nature’s most extreme cases of sibling rivalry, the sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) is the only shark on Earth that devours its [...]
Members of the public are advised that the Public Works Department (PWD) and the National Roads Authority (NRA) will carry out their annual hurricane preparedness exercise on Thursday May 2, 2013.
As part of the exercise PWD and the NRA will shutter and inspect over 100 Government complexes and buildings on Grand Cayman, including 16 hurricane [...]
The teenage suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been taken into custody in a suburb of the city, police have said.
Gunfire was heard as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown.
He had escaped on foot early on Friday after a police shootout that claimed the life of [...]