Tokyo, Mar 7.- Japanese scientists announced today they will begin next year a research on using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to treat Parkinson's disease.
Santiago de Chile, Mar 6.- An earthquake of 5.3 degrees on the Richter scale shook central Chile today, although without causing serious material damage or fatalities.
Pretoria, Mar 4.- South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi welcomed today the scientific find of an antibody that could neutralize several stages of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS.
Paris, Mar 4.- Argentinian professor Cecilia Bouzat won for Latin America the Unesco For Women in Science award, due to her researches about brain and neurological disorders.
Kathmandu, Mar 3.- The government of Nepal decreed today the obligation of collecting trash for climbers of Mount Everest, in a campaign to clean up the mythical mountain.
Moscow, Mar 1.- A quake of five-point intensity scale was recorded today in the depths of Baikal Lake in eastern Siberia, without causing casualties or material damages, reported the regional directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia.
Canberra, Feb 27.- Environmental group Sea Shepherd said it will ask for a Supreme Court injunction to halt a government shark culling policy in Western Australia, ABC network reported today.
Havana, Cuba, Feb 25.- The Santa Teresa-Los Güiros Photovoltaic Park, located south of this city, was officially opened today by Dennis Legrá Azahares, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in the province of Guantánamo.
Brasilia, Feb 21.- Scientists at the Emilio Goeldi Museum of Pará have found new species of flora and fauna in the Brazilian Amazon, confirming the rich biodiversity of the planet's largest rainforest.
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Feb 19.- An International Seminar of Archaeology and Anthropology in the Caribbean will be held here in May, with unpublished studies in these fields and a wide range of interdisciplinary approaches, organizers reported.