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Universiti Sains Malaysia
04 Apr 2006
IPv6 over Fiber is a project to make use of the IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) technology for the benefit of Internet communities. IPv6 provides strength over IPv4 in terms of address space, option support and security
Universiti Sains Malaysia
04 Apr 2006
Interesting features of TiO2 coated bioplastic - Antimicrobial, Biodegradable, Decolorisation, Cost-effective, Eco and user friendly.
Nature Publishing Group
03 Apr 2006
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) announced today that it will be opening two new divisions - NPG India, based in Gurgaon, and NPG Latin America/Spain, based in Mexico City. Along with the recently transformed NPG Nature Asia-Pacific, the new organizations will focus on publishing initiatives in their respective regions.
Keio University
03 Apr 2006
Each organization's resources (including technology, human resources and facilities) will be utilized in the area of information and communications, with a focus on fields such as broadband communications, ubiquitous computing and IP networking.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
03 Apr 2006
World GDP is estimated to increase by 3.2 per cent in 2005, down from 3.8 in 2004, the slowdown stemming from a deceleration in industrial production and global trade. The turnaround was widespread, reaching virtually every economic region......
Nature Publishing Group
02 Apr 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Research Journals
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
01 Apr 2006
The relative efficiency of Indian banks including private, foreign and public sector banks is analysed
Medknow Publications
30 Mar 2006
Though cancer per se does not feature in the United Nations 'Millennium Development Goal' health agenda, WHO predicts that by the year 2020, almost 70% of the world's 20 million cancers patients will be in the developing nations.
Nature Publishing Group
29 Mar 2006
A research group in Japan have identified the protein that controls silicon uptake in rice - the first such transporter to be found in higher plants
Nature Publishing Group
29 Mar 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature VoL.440 No.7084 Dated 30 March 2006 including Chemical physics:Crystallography without crystals; Physics: Ratcheting backwards; Evolution: Uprooting eukaryotic evolution and Let's not twist again
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
29 Mar 2006
ICRA Bulletin covering all aspects of money and finace, which includes bank finance, securities, reserves, interest rates, liquidity, savings, credit, bonds, investments and much more
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
29 Mar 2006
IJCIR is a peer reviewed international journal with a key objective to provide the academic and industrial community medium for presenting original cutting edge research related to computational intelligence and its applications.
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
28 Mar 2006
Filipinas is a series of thirty photographs of a select group of women representing the arts, education, civil society and politics.
Journal of Research Practice (JRP)
28 Mar 2006
In her recent research paper in the Journal of Research Practice, Toni Weller, a historian and information scientist, examines how history and science must recognize the fallibility of human knowledge, especially so as we enter the information age.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
26 Mar 2006
Malaysia will become the first country in the world to implement requirements, which will make herbal medicine product testing at par with any modern medicine marketed in the world today.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
24 Mar 2006
A lot of waste rubber is produced all over the world every year e.g. 10 million tyres are discarded every year. Meanwhile, adhesives are used in almost every industrial workplace with an industry value of 40 billion Euros. This invention turns rubber waste into multifunctional adhesive.
Journal of Research Practice (JRP)
24 Mar 2006
Volume 2, Issue 1, 2006 (Open Access) - Immaculateness and Research Practice; Auto-Photography as Research Practice: Identity and Self-Esteem Research; Being Bilingual: Issues for Cross-Language Research and many more
Nature Publishing Group
24 Mar 2006
In a study published online this week by Nature, researchers report that they have isolated stem cells from the adult mouse testis that exhibit properties similar to embryonic stem (ES) cells.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
24 Mar 2006
Egypt reports 2nd human case; Blame Big Farms; Israel in mass cull; Uganda equipped with machine; Malaysia has 3rd state infected; Study finds two separate strains; Bird flu kills five in Azerbaijan; Big Threat To Biological Diversity - UN ...;China Turns Over Samples to WHO; African Conference Fails to Discuss Human Infection; Pakistan confirms..
Keio University
24 Mar 2006
The latest projects at KIEAS are Globalism, Regionalism and Localism in Asia, Influences of America’s Judicial Review in Asia, One Hundred Year since the Russo-Japanese War and Political Order in Southeast Asia; The Fukuzawa Center is a research institute to study modern Japanese history placing Yukichi Fukuzawa or Keio Gijuku in the eyesight.
Nature Publishing Group
22 Mar 2006
The bird virus binds to cells in different regions of the human airway from those favoured by human influenza viruses; Japanese researchers have found evidence of methane-bearing fluid inclusions in about 3.5-billion-year-old hydrothermal precipitates; A set of molecular pedals that is powered by light and twists another molecule is reported
Nature Publishing Group
22 Mar 2006
Stretch marks are not only unsightly, but women with this disorder, appear to be at increased risk for pelvic prolapse, reports an online publication from The Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
Nature Publishing Group
22 Mar 2006
Researchers show how to make a good thing even better by modifying a popular system for protein labelling and modification to reduce the risk of unwanted cross-reactions; Stanford University scientists have modified a popular strategy for imaging studies in live animals, making possible a much broader range of biochemical visualization experiments
Nature Publishing Group
22 Mar 2006
The reliance on computers across the sciences has moved through the gears in the last few years. In a Commentary in this week's Nature Stephen Muggleton describes how automated processes are being used to cope with higher and higher volumes of data and poses questions about human limitations in dealing with increasingly complex information.
Medknow Publications
22 Mar 2006
The West is looking at India as a gold mine for clinical trials. Cloning and Stem cell research have hit the headlines with tremendous potential for therapeutic use. However there is a nagging fear that in the pursuit of research, ethical practices have not kept pace.
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
22 Mar 2006
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Malaysia once again endorsed Malaysia Technology Expo 2006 which was held from 23rd until 25th February 2006 at the Putra Trade World Centre, Kuala Lumpur.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
21 Mar 2006
Sea cucumber, Stichopus chloronatus is effective for combating various types of ringworm infections. This novel extraction method produces powdered extract that can easily be used to formulate into cream, ointment, lotion or solution.
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
21 Mar 2006
University of the Philippines Diliman celebrates International Women's Month
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
20 Mar 2006
A new south-south partnership to combat desertification was launched by the United Nations University (UNU), Tokyo, Japan, and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), at the Eighth International Conference on Dry Lands Development, held 25-28 February in Beijing.