London, Oct 21.- For the first time in nearly two decades the British government has approved the construction of a nuclear plant through foreign investment in Somerset, southwest England, official sources noted today.
Havana, Cuba, Oct 19.- The 20th Latin American Congress on Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Latinfarma 2013, will take place next week for the first time in Cuba, to contribute to the development of that branch and of Public Health in Latin America.
Hanoi, Oct 18.- Future global warming could threaten the lives of 150,000 Vietnamese and trigger harmful diseases for another five million, according to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates released here today.
Havana, Cuba, Oct 17.- The inequity in the access to medical products is a global problem that affects the right to health of a good part of world population, said here doctor Agustin Lage, director of the Cuban Center of Molecular Engineering.
New Delhi, Oct 16.- China is completing the sale of two additional nuclear reactors to Pakistan, something that has aroused great concern in India, local media said today.
Stockholm, Oct 7.- Karolinska Institute, in Sweden, awarded today James E. Rothman and Randy W. Schekman from the United States and Thomas C. Südhof from Germany with 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their works on regulation of cell traffic.
Washington, Oct 3.- Two astronauts, Russian Mikhail Korniyenko and U.S. citizen Scott Kelly, were selected to spend a year in the International Space Station by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Moscow, Sep 30.- Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, scientific adviser to the Cuban Council of State, said in this capital today that science and technology will play an increasingly important role in updating the Cuban economic model.
Moscow, Sep 27.- Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, scientific adviser to the Cuban Council of State, received an honorary doctorate from Lomonosov University, in the Russian capital.
Beijing, Sep 27.- The Chinese Great Wall Industrial Corporation (CGWIC) has been making continual progress in the launch of a Bolivian satellite scheduled for December, says Li Lan, General Deputy Manager of the communication satellite division at that powerful company.