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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.
Nature Publishing Group
19 Mar 2006
A polymer with an electronic performance equivalent to that of amorphous silicon has been developed; Mutations in a gene called filaggrin are associated with elevated risks of atopic disease - atopic dermatitis (eczema or inflamed, itchy skin), allergy, and asthma
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
18 Mar 2006
Acute aseptic arthritis was induced in 8 healthy donkeys aged 2-4 years and weighing 80-110 kg. The animals were divided into 2 groups (A and B) of 4 animals each.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
18 Mar 2006
Researchers studying the Malaysian Short-Nosed Fruit Bat found that their body size and genetic makeup is determined by where they live.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
16 Mar 2006
India battles bird flu, virus kills Azeri dog; Denmark finds first case of H5; Bird flu threat highlights disaster-planning flaws; Banks told to prepare for bird flu; The Treatment of H5N1 Avian Influenza Report; Animal rights and avian influenza;
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
16 Mar 2006
The BAIF Development Research Foundation, in partnership with IDRC and nine Indian nongovernmental organizations, and with the financial support of the Canadian International Development Agency, has been exploring women's empowerment processes through a five-year, multi-institution, multi-state initiative, the Swayamsiddha project.
Nature Publishing Group
15 Mar 2006
An exquisitely preserved dinosaur shows that the adoption of feathers by so-called 'non-avian' dinosaurs was a complex process; Japanese researchers unravel the mechanism by which firefly controls colour; A Chinese frog is the latest addition to the range of animals known to communicate by ultrasound; Conservation - an example from Southeast Asia.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
15 Mar 2006
Azerbaijan reports 3 deaths; Dutch start voluntary vaccination; Novavax Shares Up; Hungary gets go ahead; Bird Flu Plans Require $30.5 Mln More for 2007; Global avian influenza control project receives US$1 million grant; Generex Biotechnology to Present Its Avian Influenza Vaccine; Cats And Avian Influenza, Defra Urgently Seeking Further ...;
Universiti Sains Malaysia
14 Mar 2006
'Tongkat Ali', a plant used for traditional medicine in Southeast Asia has also been proven to be effective for the treatment of Malaria and possess anti-cancer and anti microbial properties. The main problem is obtaining a sustainable supply of high quality roots. This research will ensure that this is now a problem of the past.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
14 Mar 2006
First bird flu case in Afghanistan, Myanmar; Azerbaijan reports three people dead; Bird flu has limited spread impact; Bird Flu Shot Requires 6-Month Production; Bird flu suspected at poultry farm in Germany; SA: show us the money, say govts; IMF warns of economic blow from pandemic; USGS Testing Wild Birds; Airport staff vaccinated;