La Paz, Dec 19.- Bolivia's launch of a telecommunications satellite, the Túpac Katari, is a giant leap for modernization, according to the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Betty Tejada.
New Delhi, Dec 17.- India, the world''s largest reserve of Asian tigers, started a national tiger census today in the hope of finding out whether that population has grown since the last census in 2010.
Beijing, Dec 16.- Through its Moon program, China has achieved important progress in space technology, such as placing a robot on the moon for research, an official spokesman said Monday.
Tokyo, Dec 16.- Levels of radioactive cesium rose in forested areas of northeastern Japan after the nuclear accident which ravaged the Fukushima plant, published Nikkei daily today.
Washington, Dec 13.- Human DNA presents a second genetic code, opening new horizons in the diagnose and treatment of illnesses, according to a study carried out by Washington University and published by Science magazine.
Havana, Dec 11.- Cuban scientists will begin in early 2014 the drawing of the Aboriginal Archaeological Atlas of Cuba, after having conducted a census of more than 3,000 Aboriginal archaeological sites in the country.
Brasilia, Dec 9.- The China-Brazilian CBERS-3 satellite did not enter the expected orbit today, launched from Taiyuan base, in the Shanxi province, reported here the National Space Research Institute (NSRI).
Brasilia, Dec 8.- The fourth China-Brazil satellite will be launched tomorrow into the outer-space to watch, photograph and record agricultural activities, deforestation of the forest, changes in the vegetation, water resources and urban growth.
London, Dec 6.- Australian scientists say they have found massive freshwater reserves beneath the seabed on continental shelves off Australia, China, North America and South Africa, according to the latest issue of Nature magazine.
Washington, Dec 5.- At least 2 million usernames and passwords in social media websites, including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe, were stolen by cyber criminals since last October 21, reported the U.S. media today.