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Nature Publishing Group
22 Jan 2006
A revolutionary technique that uses the Earth's magnetic field to do nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy; A new mechanism by which human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cripples immune responses in virus-infected AIDS patients; An insight into the development of AIDS from HIV-1
Nature Publishing Group
20 Jan 2006
Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the nature of feeling good; Viruses Vs. Superbugs: A solution to the antibiotics crisis?; One tortoise's tale of conservation, commerce, cloning, combat and collecting on the high seas; A refreshing polemic on the promises, pitfalls and politics of science - with cartoons!
Keio University
20 Jan 2006
Keio Research Center for the Liberal Arts was founded in July 2002 in order to search for the ideal form and contents of the “liberal arts” to pass down to following generations.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
20 Jan 2006
Indonesia blames bird flu for toddler's death; Sufficient anti-viral stocks by 2007; Indonesia confirms 14th death; $1.9 Billion Collected; Elderberries 'may combat bird flu'; CAST Assesses Potential For Human Pandemic; State reveals plan; Finland prepared; BioCryst life threatening influenza injection fast tracked; Situation in China
Keio University
19 Jan 2006
Keio University, Japan’s leading university, held an annual Science and Technology Exhibition on December 2nd 2005 which introduced its latest research achievements to the industries.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
19 Jan 2006
Iraq investigating possible bird flu death; STMicro Lab-On-Chip Detects Bird Flu; Fifth child death linked to bird flu; World Leaders Pledge $1.9 Billion; Bird Flu Suspected Child Dies in Mus; China announces 6th human death; Pandemic fear boosts pledges at conference; FAO Warns Europe over spring migrations; Poultry farmers feel impact of bird flu
Nature Publishing Group
18 Jan 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Vol.439 No.7074 Dated 19 January 2006 including Listen up, our ears used to be used for breathing; Hunt for hormone machinery bears fruit; Icy frustration
Keio University
18 Jan 2006
The papers in this issue cover wide ranging topics including 3G wireless telecoms; the media and the pregnancy of Princess Masako; journalism in Japan; universal service - government vs. governance; the Japanese broadcasting market; Y2K and risk perception in newspapers
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
18 Jan 2006
Turkey fails to stop Bird Flu; EU, Roche increase commitment; Bird flu claims 2nd sibling; Call for global effort; Bird flu could cost insurers $US133 bln; Children Seen at Risk..; Cyprus guards against bird flu, wants more drugs; Drug firm ups WHO donation by 2 million doses; Global conference aims to pool financial resources on curbing bird ...
Nature Publishing Group
17 Jan 2006
Some of the 'friendly bacteria' found in yoghurt have been genetically modified to release a drug that blocks HIV infection, [email protected] reports today.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
17 Jan 2006
The crossbred cattle are unable to adjust to the harsh climate and are more prone to many diseases thus making the cross breeding program a failure. As a result some of the best breeds of Rajasthan like, Tharparkar, Rathi, Nagori have declined significantly in number.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
17 Jan 2006
Turkey culls 932,000 fowl; Nabarro Begs Richest Nations; Israel scare proves unfounded; £560m pledged to help poorer nations; Indonesian girl dies; Middle East on high alert; Iran readies for spread from Turkey; Situation in Turkey; Commissioner Kyprianou visits China; France learns from VN's experience
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
16 Jan 2006
Fourth Turkish child dies of bird flu; Is Bird Flu Overhyped?; Syrian border cities take precaution against bird flu; Cash set to help Kyrgyzstan, Turkey fight bird flu; Suspected bird flu case in Germany-newspaper; Bird flu review 'complacent'; UK investigators seize massive haul of suspected stolen bird flu;
Nature Publishing Group
15 Jan 2006
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE - For papers that will be published online on 15 January 2006
Nature Publishing Group
13 Jan 2006
A study by researchers in Canada has shown that the snap decisions Internet users make about the quality of a web page, in just a twentieth of a second, have a lasting impact on their opinions.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
13 Jan 2006
Turkish govt confirms 3rd bird flu death; $665m put up for bird flu aid; WHO says Spain's implementation of anti-bird flu measures; Bird flu strain 'could be mutating'; Porous borders add to Iraq bird flu fears; Turkey bird flu analysis complete; WHO: Avian Influenza Precautions will Suffice; Romania confronts possible first human case of bird flu
Nature Publishing Group
12 Jan 2006
Regulating cholesterol levels in the brain decreases levels of the Amyloid-beta peptide. This peptide is thought to be the causative agent of involved in the pathology of Alzheimer's disease.
Asia Research News
12 Jan 2006
International Symposium On Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine-from Bench to Bedside; One Day Seminar on Engineering and Environmental Geophysics
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
12 Jan 2006
The concept of organic farming seeks to re-establish the balance of energy in Nature without using chemical fertilizers and pesticides. This is mainly based upon traditional methods derived on sound ecological principles. In the present paper, such methods were reviewed in the Jammu and Kashmir area.
Keio University
12 Jan 2006
G-SEC, has set up 3 Core Research Subjects (I) Studies on Global Innovation Systems, (II) Studies on Asian Security System and (III) Studies on Emerging Crisis for Human Security
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
12 Jan 2006
This working paper deals with issues surrounding evolving cultural and religious practices and indigenous artefacts in the face of tourism and Christianity in Borneo (Sarawak, Malaysia).
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
12 Jan 2006
Less threatening bird flu?, Two More Bird Flu-Related Deaths in China; UN calls for $1.5bn bird flu fund; Bird flu may spread; EU tries to prevent the spread of bird flu; Bird flu toll grows;Time to stamp out bird flu at source; Deadly bird flu could become endemic in Turkey; Signs of recovery console Turks hit by bird flu;
Nature Publishing Group
11 Jan 2006
Results from a molecular analysis of a patient's biopsy, coupled with experimental data could help clinicians decide which EGFR targeted treatment will be more effective for the patient.
Nature Publishing Group
11 Jan 2006
Researchers have found a new fossil that challenges conventional wisdom about the evolution of early mammals.
Nature Publishing Group
11 Jan 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Vol.439 No.7073 including Neural tube defects untangled; Ants teach each other a lesson
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11 Jan 2006
In this paper A. V. M. Horton, a specialist on Brunei history scans the registers of correspondence relating to Brunei (1906-34) held in the National Archives at Kew, UK.
Asia Research News
10 Jan 2006
The IAHA is a loose network of historians and scholars whose geographic focus is Asia. Held every two years, the IAHA conferences provide Asian specialists an opportunity to come together and share the fruits of their scholarship.
Nature Publishing Group
10 Jan 2006
Nature welcomes the announcement by the inquiry organised by Seoul National University concluding that the Afghan hound Snuppy was indeed a clone, as reported in Nature (Nature 436, 641, 2005).
Universiti Sains Malaysia
09 Jan 2006
In his paper he suggests that the embedded diplomatic and security culture of the ‘ASEAN way’ is increasingly becoming counter-productive to the construction of a genuine security community
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
08 Jan 2006
Panchgavya substances can be used to treat disorders such as arthritis, renal disorders, dietary disorders, gastrointestinal track disorders, acidity, asthma etc. Recently cow urine was granted U.S. Patents for its medicinal properties, particularly for bacterial infection and fight against cancers.