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Asia Research News
05 Oct 2005
R & D in animal health is the major activity of VRI, with special emphasis on livestock of economic and public health (zoonotic) importance. It also spearheads R&D of novel vaccines and biologicals for veterinary use.
Nature Publishing Group
05 Oct 2005
The 'Spanish flu' virus that killed about 50 million people in 1918-1919 had elements that were new to humans of the time, making it highly virulent and geneticists have compiled the genetic sequences of more than 200 different flu samples
Nature Publishing Group
05 Oct 2005
Two new flying reptile species have been discovered in northeastern China. The two pterosaur species belong to groups previously only found in Europe.
Nature Publishing Group
05 Oct 2005
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Vol.437 No.7060 Dated 06 October 2005 including How earthquakes trigger distant tremors; Fungus lets bacterial subtenant do the work; The staying power of neural stem cells; Male tears have sex appeal
Asia Research News
05 Oct 2005
Ergonomics, Geo-spatial Informatics, Environment, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, ICT
Asia Research News
05 Oct 2005
Islamic movements, Security in Asia-Pacific, Global Security, Space law and International Law, U.S.-Japan Relations
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
05 Oct 2005
This study showed that existing Neonatal Intensive Care Unit environment has very high sound pressure levels. This can cause hearing impairment, sleep disturbances, somatic effects, impaired auditory perception and affect emotional development in babies.
Veterinary Research Institute
05 Oct 2005
The I-ELISA is very suitable for large scale surveillance for avian influenza and can be used to detect antibody positive chickens if an outbreak of Avian Influenza Virus is suspected or for surveillance purposes post-outbreak at a particular location.
Veterinary Research Institute
05 Oct 2005
In August 2004, the first HPAI virus was isolated in the state of Kelantan, Malaysia. From that time to July 2005, 35 HPAI viruses were isolated from at least 12 localities from this state.
Veterinary Research Institute
05 Oct 2005
This paper discusses the measures that were put in place before, during and after the peak period of bird flu outbreaks in East Asia in early 2004.
Asia Research News
05 Oct 2005
As the role that wild birds could play in spreading HPAI is far from clear, Wetlands International urges that more research is urgently done and a world wide system for monitoring HPAI in wild birds be put in place.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
02 Oct 2005
Rabies, a serious health hazard, affects central nervous system of mammals and is caused by rabies virus. The rabies glycoprotein is an ideal candidate for use in the construction of a subunit marked vaccine.
Asia Research News
02 Oct 2005
APCC 2005 will be held in Perth, Australia and the 4th Regional Training Course on Bioinformatics Applied to Tropical Diseases in Southeast Asia will be held in Bangkok, Thailand
Nature Publishing Group
02 Oct 2005
Press Release from the Nature Reviews Journals
Nature Publishing Group
02 Oct 2005
Nature Research Journals Press Release for papers published online on 2 October 2005
Nature Publishing Group
28 Sep 2005
The perfect recipe for building a sandcastle is eight parts sand to one part water. In the October issue of Nature Physics, Arshad Kudrolli and co-workers show how water stabilizes the sand
Nature Publishing Group
28 Sep 2005
Would-be suicide bombers are encouraged to carry out their plans because they tend to live in small groups with fervent political opinions, say the authors of a Correspondence in this week's Nature.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Sep 2005
Always thought of as addictive, nicotine is now shown to induce a progressive and long-lasting increase of sensitivity in the brain reward systems, reports an online publication from the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Sep 2005
Porous material has huge, handed holes; Understanding antibodies; The Dune thing; Diatoms delve deep for nutrients to stay alive; Human protein interactions go large scale; Corrupting the bacterial quorum; Quicksand won't suck you right in
National University of Singapore
28 Sep 2005
SEforum 2005 triggered an environment for social agencies, youth and budding entrepreneurs to embark on socially motivated business projects.
National University of Singapore
28 Sep 2005
Dr. Wirtz’s research focuses on service management related topics such as service satisfaction, customer feedback systems, service guarantees, and yield management. His research has been published in some 60 academic journal papers.
National University of Singapore
28 Sep 2005
Professor Earley is an expert in cross-cultural differences in how individuals work in organisations, multinational teams, negotiation and conflict, the role of face in organisations, and motivation across cultures.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
28 Sep 2005
Poisoning is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in pediatric population. Majority of the patients were toddlers between the ages of 1 and 3.
M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
25 Sep 2005
The work of MSSRF over a decade has generated innovative concept schools like Biovillage, Village Knowledge Centres, Virtual Academy, Village gene, seed, grain and food banks to address compelling issues of the poor and provide remedies.
Asia Research News
25 Sep 2005
The theme of this year's conference is "Shadow Lines", which has to do with movement across borders, borders that may be understood in many different ways and in many different contexts.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
25 Sep 2005
Farmers who own tube wells and enjoy unlimited access to groundwater, are not fully confronted with the opportunity cost of using water due to heavily subsidized electricity, and divert the water for growing crops that are economically inefficient.
Nature Publishing Group
25 Sep 2005
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE - For papers published online on 25 September 2005
Nature Publishing Group
21 Sep 2005
Scientific understanding of flu, and avian flu, is being delayed by the reluctance of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the world's top public-health agency, to provide outside scientists with access to crucial data.
Nature Publishing Group
21 Sep 2005
An expert panel responsible for ending the debate about whether or not Pluto is a planet have come up with a radical solution. They want to end use of the term 'planet' altogether, unless it is accompanied by a qualifier.
Nature Publishing Group
21 Sep 2005
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature including An organic thyristor, Sequence of chromosome 18 completed, Surprising diet and lifestyle of ancient microbe revealed, Climate models underestimate air pressure changes and Landscaping by Amazonian ants