Gulf Times - birth-rates
Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct

Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct

Toyota Motor Corp on Monday unveiled a doe-eyed palm-sized robot, dubbed Kirobo Mini, designed as a synthetic baby companion in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left many women childless.

WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virus

WHO concerned by report of sexual spread of Zika virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) has voiced concern over a report the Zika virus has been sexually transmitted in the US and called for further investigation into the mosquito-borne virus.