Outstanding News in Pictures: August 6, 2011

By | November 9, 2015

The dead bus accident in Ivory Coast killing at least 35 people, the venom of scorpions being used to make an anti-cancer medicine, and NASA’s JUNO spacecraft leaving the Earth to gather information on the Jupiter, are among the outstanding news in pictures on August 6, 2011.

Japanese researchers have used embryonic stem cells to grow healthy mouse sperm on laboratory dishes, which opens more chances of human illness treatment. Because stem cells not only are the body’s master cells and source of all cells and tissues, but also can develop into different types of cells and multiply, it is expected by experts to help treat diseases and disorders, including cancer and diabetes.

A pictures released on August 5, 2011 captures baby mice born from sperm that is produced from stem cells

Rescuers collect bodies of victims into a boat recovered from a lagoon in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on August 5, after an overcrowded bus plunges off the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Bridge, leaving at least 35 dead

The venom of a scorpion is extracted by a technician in Santa Clara, about 174 miles from Havana, Cuba on August 5, 2011. The venom is being used to make an anti-cancer medicine by Cuban scientists

NASA’s JUNO spacecraft, which takes five years to reach orbit around Jupiter and then spends one year gathering information on Jupiter’s magnetic field, atmosphere as well as interior, is seen from launch pad 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US on August 5, 2011

Fishing boats take shelter in Zhoushan, eastern China’s Zhejiang province on August 5, 2011 in preparation for Typhoon Muifa, one of the most powerful storms to strike the region in recent years with winds of up to 100 miles per hour

Thousands of fans cheer the performance of Ozzy Osborne during Wacken Open Air heavy metal music fest in Germany on August 5, 2011

Thailand’s first female Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a US-educated businesswoman, gives a Thai traditional “wai” greeting at parliament in Bangkok, on August 5, 2011

Tiger Woods reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 8th hole during the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, Friday, on August 5, 2011


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