Tag Archives: Geneva

09May/15

Brain model implanted into virtual mouse body

LAUSANNE AND GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / ANIMATION (REUTERS / HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT) – Scientists working towards mapping and modelling the human brain, have taken the first step by implanting a simplified mouse brain inside its virtual body.
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20Apr/15

April 2015 worst month for loss of life in Mediterranean, UNHCR says

With the death toll from Sunday’s migrant boat disaster off the coast of Libya uncertain but likely to be the highest in modern times, the UNHCR says April 2015 is the worst month for loss of life in the Mediterranean.
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01Apr/15

Experimental vaccine triggers the production of Ebola virus neutralizing antibodies

Early tests of experimental vaccine triggers the production of Ebola virus neutralizing antibodies, researchers say.

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01Apr/15

Boko Haram uses children as human bombs, commits “horrific abuse” – UN

Boko Haram Islamist militants are using children as human bombs and targeting women and girls for “horrific abuse”, the United Nations human rights chief says.

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15Mar/15

Sec State Kerry on Syria’s Assad: “We have to negotiate”

(NVO) – The United States will have to negotiate with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a political transition in Syria and is exploring ways to pressure him into agreeing to talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told CBS News in an interview.
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23Feb/15

UN rights office condemns racist incident on Paris Metro

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (FEBRUARY 20, 2015) (REUTERS) – The United Nations rights office said on Friday (February 20) that there was still much work to be done to get rid of racism from soccer.
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22Feb/15

Virtual reality allows humans to fly like birds

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (REUTERS) – From the ancient Greek legend of Icarus, to the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, flying like a bird has been a dream for mankind for generations.

Not anymore — thanks to this machine, an immersive full body simulator that recreates the sensation of flying.
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