Nov 1, 2016

Japan ties up with regional development bank to aid Jamaica and Bolivia

The government and the Inter-American Development Bank said they will jointly support energy-related projects in Jamaica and Bolivia under a co-financing program. Using a $3 billion co-financing program agreed on in April, Japan and the regional development bank will help Jamaica improve energy efficiency ...

Zika invades placenta, brain of fetus in mice tests

May 12, 2016

Zika invades placenta, brain of fetus in mice tests

Experiments using lab mice show how the Zika virus travels through the bloodstream, multiplies in the placenta and invades the brain of the developing fetus, stunting growth or causing death, researchers said Wednesday. A pair of studies, one published in the journal Cell and ...