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Health & Science

  • Monday, January 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Outbreak of brucellosis in southern Chile

    An outbreak of bovine brucellosis has been confirmed in the Chilean province of Osorno, according to the Minister of Agriculture Alvaro Rojas.

  • Monday, January 1st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Tobacco advertising banned in Buenos Aires City

    Public advertising of tobacco in Buenos Aires City has been banned as from the first day of 2007, under municipal law 1799 passed in late 2005, amid a drive to curb smoking-related illnesses in Argentina that according the national government kill 40,000 people a year.

  • Monday, December 18th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Survey shows Chileans among least happy in Latinamerica

    The latest in a string of international happiness surveys shows that 66% of Chileans describe themselves as “happy” or “very happy” — yet they are less happy than people in almost every other Latin American country.

  • Thursday, December 14th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Bajii Yangtze dolphin “is functionally extinct”

    Bajii Yangtze dolphin

    The Baiji Yangtze Dolphin is with all probability extinct reports a scientific expedition from the Institute for Hydrobiology Wuhan, China, and the Swiss-based Foundation. During six weeks they desperately searched the Yangtze River for a specimen but in vain.