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Nature Publishing Group
07 Dec 2005
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature. VOL.438 NO.7069 including GbpA protein enables cholera to hijack gut and gutter; Greyhounds take bends better than humans
Asia Research News
07 Dec 2005
First International Conference on Nutrigenomics, 11th Biennial Symposium on Literature and Cultures of the Asia-Pacific and 8th Sustainable Development Conference.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
07 Dec 2005
Mass screening has been a problem in many developing countries due to costs and lack of expertise. The NeuralMammo can help solve this. It is an artificial intelligent system to diagnose breast cancer based on images captured from fine needle aspirates.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
07 Dec 2005
The studies reveal that even in the dry areas, which are characterized by water scarcity, available water is not used efficiently for agricultural production due to farmers’ practices and prevailing policies on water.
Nature Publishing Group
04 Dec 2005
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE - For papers that will be published online on 4 December 2005
Nature Publishing Group
04 Dec 2005
Researchers have found a way to explain how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can be kept dormant and hidden in immune cells.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
04 Dec 2005
In this paper, we use South Africa as a case study to discuss the relationship between access to finance, economic growth, and sustainable development.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
04 Dec 2005
When babies with severe problems of respiration and birth asphyxia are discharged home after stormy hospital stay, those with more problems may suffer later from a wide range of problems like cerebral palsy, vision, speech and hearing problems.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
04 Dec 2005
This is the first research in Malaysia and in the world that uses oil palm biomass as an ash glaze. Aside from being cost efficient, this glaze is also aesthetically pleasing compared to the usual commercial glazes.
Keio University
04 Dec 2005
It is perceived that with the continued Westernization of the Japanese diet, colon cancer will become more prevalent and more important for screening in Japan.
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
04 Dec 2005
President Mubarak highlighted his government's commitment to supporting science as a means of promoting sustainable development and the importance of supporting and enhancing dialogue between nations and cultures.
Asia Research News
30 Nov 2005
The meetings included the Conference of Parties (CoPs) of the Wetlands and Migratory Species conventions and a round table discussion on Avian Influenza where two important resolutions were passed.
Keio University
30 Nov 2005
This study has found that oleic acid, commonly found in palm oil and olive oil may have a positive effect in combating osteoporosis by enhancing bone formation.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
30 Nov 2005
DataPap is the first database system that gathers patient's details, medical report and Pap smear images in a single database. It also has intensive search facilities, sophisticated image processing and automatic diagnostic functions.
Nature Publishing Group
30 Nov 2005
When the Huygens probe landed on Titan, it provided the first direct measurements from Saturn's giant moon. Seven papers in Nature this week describe a world that resembles a primitive Earth, complete with weather systems and geological activity.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
30 Nov 2005
This report presents results of three studies conducted in Iran aimed at increasing and stabilizing rainfed wheat production using supplemental irrigation.
Nature Publishing Group
27 Nov 2005
Scientists have devised a way to view how autoimmunity is averted, Polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is caused by two mutated genes working together - researchers unravel how these mutated genes operate.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
27 Nov 2005
OilZob, is ideal for cleaning up oil spills and a low cost technology for recycling rubber waste. The amount of discarded tyres alone reaches 10 million tons every year worldwide.
Keio University
27 Nov 2005
Adipose or fatty tissue appears to represent a potentially clinically useful source of cells for cellular therapy, tissue engineering and gene transfer applications
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
27 Nov 2005
The publication contains information on 133 native species distributed in the area, including names, common characteristics, taxonomic description, and uses of each species.
International University of Business Agriculture and Technology
27 Nov 2005
The author highlights the importance of acquiring knowledge of the multilateral rules for the least developed countries
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
27 Nov 2005
Kaiser Jamil, an internationally renowned biotechnologist from India, has been elected the new president of the Third World Organization for Women in Science (TWOWS).
Nature Publishing Group
23 Nov 2005
A controversial vaccine that was the subject of a halted trial to prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients could have the potential to be reformulated to eliminate its toxicity while retaining the benefits.
Nature Publishing Group
23 Nov 2005
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Vol.438 No.7067 Dated 24 November 2005 including How cells stay calm inside when it's chaotic outside; In (self) defence of sea squirts and Stop in their tracks
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
23 Nov 2005
This paper reviews macro trends in the performance of regulatory institutions in electricity and telecommunications sectors in India and evaluates the direction and pace of their work.
TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
23 Nov 2005
“If women are empowered to do science, state-of-the-art research will follow, and science and technology will find application in all of our endeavours.”
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
23 Nov 2005
Durum wheat is a staple food of strategic importance, and its production is a major farm activity in Morocco
Veterinary Research Institute
23 Nov 2005
A practical approach for the isolation and molecular identification of bird flu virus from duck cloaca swabs submitted during the surveillance of bird flu in Malaysia.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
20 Nov 2005
The Central Laboratory for Agricultural Expert Systems (CLAES), Agricultural Research Center, Cairo, Egypt, organized a workshop on “Utilization of Intelligent Systems for Plant Protection” on 25–26 October 2005.