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Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
16 Aug 2005
This study finds that household income, child’s age, premature births, and average number of births turn out to be significant predictors of child survival in Pakistan.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
16 Aug 2005
Conventional methods of health care financing through tax revenues have failed to meet the health care needs of all, resulting in differential access to health care facilities by different income groups.
NIAS -- Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
14 Aug 2005
The objective of the book is to look into the causal relationships between poverty and lack of democracy on the one hand, and terrorism on the other.
Nature Publishing Group
14 Aug 2005
Nature reveals that from the dozens of patients who caught the deadly H5N1 strain this year, the WHO has managed to obtain just six samples.
Nature Publishing Group
14 Aug 2005
Press release for Nature's avian flu special issue. 26 May, vol 435, no 7041
NIAS -- Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
12 Aug 2005
The focus is on Asian security issues and opportunities for the European Union to enhance its role as an actor in relation to Asian security. The potential role of Denmark in this respect is also touched upon.
PCAMRD
11 Aug 2005
Among the topics discussed were: Genetic Engineering, Radiological Emergencies and Nuclear Terrorism, Disaster Management, Marine Microorganisms, Banana Industry, Earthquake and Volcano Hazards and Weather Forecasting.
PCAMRD
11 Aug 2005
Awards were given out for research in Mango and Woodwool while PCAMRD presented the latest technology in value-added products from tilapia, giant freshwater prawn, freshwater aquarium fish, vermicomposting, and tilapia broodstock in saline waters.
NIAS -- Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
11 Aug 2005
This book has two objectives: 1. It analyses the sources and catalysts of violence in relations between the Muslim world and the West. (Part II). 2. It offers strategic perspectives for reducing Islamic-West inter-civilizational violence. (Part III)
Nature Publishing Group
10 Aug 2005
The completed rice genome sequence and the gene characteristics will hopefully lead to improvements in rice production; The red pigment in roses also makes cornflowers blue, which has puzzled scientists until now.
PCAMRD
08 Aug 2005
Among the achievements of the women were outstanding research in harmful algal blooms, shellfish poisoning, red tide, innovative technology adoption and encouragement of women’s participation in fisheries.
PCAMRD
08 Aug 2005
The Gawad LIDER shall have two categories: the Exemplary Leadership Award and the Innovation Award.
Nature Publishing Group
07 Aug 2005
Nature research journals - For papers that will be published online on 7 August 2005
Nature Publishing Group
04 Aug 2005
Up to three million courses of anti-flu drugs, as well as a policy of isolating groups at risk, would be needed to ward off a human outbreak of avian flu in Southeast Asia.
Nature Publishing Group
02 Aug 2005
Rice grown in the United States contains an average of 1.4-5 times more arsenic than rice from Europe, India and Bangladesh.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
02 Aug 2005
Dioxin levels in chicken eggs from Peshawar was almost 3-times higher than the background levels and levels of DDT was more than four and a half times higher than the EU limit
Nature Publishing Group
31 Jul 2005
Batten down the hatches; Faster sequencing of DNA; Targeting the transcription start site of DNA; A new way to silence genes.
University of the Philippines Diliman
29 Jul 2005
The Philippine Association for Home Economics in State Colleges and Universities (PAHESCU) Journal is now accepting articles/research papers for its April 2006 publications.
Society of Environmental Journalists-Nepal(SEJ-Nepal)
28 Jul 2005
The Society of Environmental Journalists-Nepal (SEJ-Nepal) would like to collaborate with international partners on media awareness training.
Nature Publishing Group
27 Jul 2005
In a special Outlook on India in this week's Nature, K.S. Jayaraman investigates how the industry will respond to new guidelines from WTO and what it can do to tackle the problems it faces.
Nature Publishing Group
27 Jul 2005
A commonly used drug could have the power to extinguish the trauma associated with horrific memories
Nature Publishing Group
27 Jul 2005
Humans can learn without remembering; How the Earth's insides stay warm; Genes responsible for breast cancer metastasis identified; The age of the Amazon's breath; Hybridization throws up new animal species; Parasites give caterpillars a taste for revenge
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
27 Jul 2005
Abstracts followed by papers are invited for the sub-themes under the major themes of Women's/Gender Issues; Livelihoods; WTO and Governance; Health; Peace and People's Rights; Child labor.
Nature Publishing Group
24 Jul 2005
Biology: A structure of antidepressants' binding sites; Botany: A twist on corn-on-the-cob; Fast diodes speed up organic electronics; Small doses go a long way; Interfering with HIV.
ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research
22 Jul 2005
A report of a volunteer study in Bangladeshi adults of a candidate oral cholera vaccine, Peru-15, has been shown to be safe and effective.
International University of Business Agriculture and Technology
21 Jul 2005
The low-lying coastal areas are particularly vulnerable, thus placing these population, infrastructure, agriculture, livestock and economic development in a high-risk situation.
ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research
21 Jul 2005
It is the most frequent bacterial cause of diarrhoea in children and adults living in the developing world and also the most common cause of traveller's diarrhea.
Nature Publishing Group
19 Jul 2005
GPS data confirm huge dimension of Boxing Day quake; Genes shine light on mosquito bacterial infections; Mutants arise from Sleeping Beauty; Birds' ancestors showed modern breathing mode; Three's a crowd; Raptors fly the flag for biodiversity