Finance ministers and central bankers posed for a group photo as global finance talks in Washington wound down Saturday. Officials from the G-20 are pledging to pursue policies that will bolster growth and further stabilize financial markets.
A violent tornado has ripped through a small Uruguayan city, killing at least four people and injuring more than 200 others.
A new gene manipulation technique that hopes to restore sight to the visually impaired will be tested on humans in the next three years.
Research conducted at the University of Manchester has been licensed by US clinical-stage biotechnology company Acucela, which will develop and commercialize the therapy, starting human trials in the next three years.
The therapy is for the treatment of an inherited retinal condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa(RP), which affects one in 4,000 people in the US, Europe and Asia. There is currently no effective treatment for the degenerative disease which often begins in childhood.