Latest Santiago de Compostela Stories

2014-07-16 12:27:18

MADRID, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biospain 2014 is currently seeking and selecting projects for presentation as part of its Investment Forum, one of the most high profile in the sector, for which 25 investment funds - 70% of which are international- have already confirmed their attendance, a figure the organisers expect to double. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/697032 ) This year the Forum will be bolstered by the presence of a wider...

2014-05-10 23:03:55

Chris Yavelow is preparing to launch a new magazine about the 500-mile walk across Spain. (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 The Camino de Santiago (also known as The Way of St. James) is a 500-mile walk across Spain, which has generated interest all over the world. People who have made the walk want to share their experiences while others are fascinated by this ongoing pilgrimage and want to learn all they can about it. This route leads to the shrine of the apostle St. James the Greater in the...

2009-04-01 11:02:37

Spanish scientists say the new practice of using light to activate medications in the body is efficient, especially when used in treating some cancers. Researchers at the University of Santiago de Compostela said the emerging process uses biocompatible materials that are sensitive to certain physiological variables or external physicochemical stimuli. Current research, the scientists said, involves the development of systems capable of delivering an adequate dose of drug at a target site and...

2005-07-23 09:46:07

MADRID (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in the Spanish pilgrimage center of Santiago de Compostela on Saturday, but caused no injuries, radio station Cadena Ser said. Police had cordoned off the area minutes earlier, the report said. Other reports said the bomb had been placed in an underground car park in the center of the town in northwestern Spain. Police and Interior Ministry officials could not immediately confirm the report. Basque separatist guerrilla group ETA regularly sets off bombs...

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