University of California got $20 million (14.5 million EUR) from U.S. billionaire Eli Broadto to research into stem cell.
The gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation will be used to purchase laboratory equipment, endow professorships and provide research grants. At the ceremony Monday, Broad was joined by the governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Last year, Broad donated $25 million (18.1 million EUR) for stem cell research to the University of Southern California.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge