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Universiti Sains Malaysia
30 Oct 2005
Removal efficiencies of above 95% have been achieved for ethyl acetate at 300 degrees Celcius at a flow rate of about twice that of conventional oxide catalysts.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
30 Oct 2005
This study was formulated with an objective of studying the factors influencing the utilization of health services in the spectrum of antenatal, intranatal and postnatal periods of a mother.
Nature Publishing Group
30 Oct 2005
Researchers have turned human embryonic stem (hES) cells into a cell type found in human embryos that ultimately forms the pancreas, liver, lungs, and other organs.
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)
27 Oct 2005
Scientists caution against premature finger-pointing at migratory wild birds, indicating that more needs to be known about their precise migratory routes and where they stop, and to understand which species may be more susceptible to such a virus.
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)
27 Oct 2005
International Scientists warned against panic responses based on the assumption that wild birds are the only cause of avian flu
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
26 Oct 2005
Voltage fluctuations have been minimized, greater supply made available, and costs reduced. All this was achieved through the ABT (availability-based tariff) introduced in 2000.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
26 Oct 2005
Experimental investigation has shown that an energy saving of as high as 25% in fuel usage can be obtained when HTRP is used in an incinerator. The HTRP can also be used in hazardous chemical, radiochemical and power plant.
Asia Research News
26 Oct 2005
Dr Taej Mundkur and Dr. Sharifah Syed Hassan
Wildlife Conservation Society
26 Oct 2005
Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and their Russian colleagues from the Russian Far East recently fitted three wild 40-day-old Siberian tiger cubs with tiny radio-collars, marking the youngest wild tigers to be tracked by scientists
Nature Publishing Group
26 Oct 2005
The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus is expected to be carried by migrating birds into east Africa within weeks; US doctors have launched a clinical trial to assess the effects of allowing couples to choose the sex of their unborn children
Nature Publishing Group
26 Oct 2005
Shark has mammal-like swimming muscles; Prometheus bound to Saturn's rings; Promoting brain cell growth in adult rats; Rocket-fuelled bacteria clean up waste; Molecular motor spins on a surface; Einstein's and Darwin's letter-writing habits
Asia Research News
23 Oct 2005
This URSI General Assembly will be held in New Delhi in 2005. Around 1000 delegates (inclusive of 150 young and talented scientists) from different parts of the world in the telecommunication sector are expected to participate in the event.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
23 Oct 2005
Mining is carried out in India in different geological, topographical, and climatological settings. As a result, a variety of environmental management practices, suitable for individual mineral deposits and locations have been developed.
Nature Publishing Group
23 Oct 2005
Nature and the Nature Research Journals Press Release-For papers published online on 23 October 2005
Nature Publishing Group
23 Oct 2005
A simplified strategy for modifying complex sugar molecules, could dramatically increase the ease and speed with which scientists tackle important issues relating to tumor detection and the pathology of infectious diseases.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
23 Oct 2005
Commercial haemosthetic agents available in the market are expensive and most of them are produced from animal gelatine and therefore not acceptable for some segments of the community
Keio University
23 Oct 2005
The September issue of The Keio Journal of Medicine is now online.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
19 Oct 2005
Worm monitor is a new 24/7 monitoring application that monitors and pinpoints sources of worms in a LAN
Nature Publishing Group
19 Oct 2005
Chemists have invented an efficient way to incorporate oxygen directly from the air into the hydrocarbon molecules found in oil and gas; Scientists reveal how arranging dopants into regular arrays can improve device performance
Nature Publishing Group
19 Oct 2005
Academics and physicians who write the rules on how to prescribe drugs have extensive financial connections with the pharmaceutical industry, according to an investigation by Nature.
Nature Publishing Group
18 Oct 2005
Some patients who suffer a right-hemisphere stroke develop a syndrome called 'neglect', in which they ignore the entire left side of their bodies. Researchers have found that this is caused by intact areas of the brain connected to the damaged areas.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
18 Oct 2005
USM researchers have produced a biopolymer with superior properties from palm kernel oil. In terms of cost, the production of this bioplastic is much more lower than other kinds of bioplastics available in the market.
Keio University
18 Oct 2005
Prof Setsuko Aoki, Dr Ken Jimbo and Prof. Naoyuki Agawa from Keio University, Japan
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
18 Oct 2005
It seems possible to prevent I-R injury by the administration of some medicament before reperfusion and by regulation of endogenous antioxidant enzymes.
Nature Publishing Group
18 Oct 2005
High-resolution satellite images of the recent earthquake in Pakistan have been pulled from the websites of international agencies and relief organizations.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
16 Oct 2005
A study was conducted in 96 females suffering from PMS. Behavioral symptoms appearing during PMS were noticed. It was found that there is a substantial link between PMS and behavior alterations. Depression, aggression, irritability etc.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
16 Oct 2005
This technology involves the detection and conversion of the gases evolved from fire such as carbon monoxide to carbon dioxide on the pellet via catalytic reaction.
Asia Research News
16 Oct 2005
The conference will bring together scholars, researchers and practitioners working with language, communication, and culture across all fields of inquiry.