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Nanyang Technological University
05 Jul 2006
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) push new frontiers in the development of creative technologies.
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Asia Research News
05 Jul 2006
Peace and Conflict issues dominate the media and the daily lives of people in many parts of the world including Asia. ResearchSEA is running a special section to highlight research on Peace and Conflict. Experts in Peace and Conflict are listed here.
Northern Illinois University
05 Jul 2006
"Bridging the Gap: Engaging a New Generation in the Southern Philippines in Inter-Ethnic Dialogue and Conflict Resolution". "The Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and Majority-Minority Relations in the Southern Philippines: Religion, Education, Community and Political Process."
Nature Publishing Group
05 Jul 2006
The theory that experimentation with cannabis is harmless and won’t lead to further drug use is challenged in an online publication in Neuropsychopharmacology this week.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
04 Jul 2006
Jtst is a Java based automated unit testing tool that addresses many of the issues facing software testing.
Nature Publishing Group
04 Jul 2006
The scientists believe that their findings represent an important advance in our understanding of the human brain development and how cells respond to their extracellular environment.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
04 Jul 2006
The insect biodiversity in Borneo is so extensive that in addition to the thousands of species identified here there are undoubtedly many more thousands of undiscovered species new to science waiting to be described and named.
Nature Publishing Group
03 Jul 2006
Physicists and chemists have got used to the concept of dual-use research and its implications–that knowledge, technologies and materials, which could be used to construct weapons of mass destructions, are tightly regulated for security purposes. Now, biologists too will have to get to grips with potential limitations on their research.
Medknow Publications
03 Jul 2006
About 2.1 million Indian children under 5 years of age die each year. In spite of reductions in child mortality rate over the past two decades, the rate remains high at 87 per 1000 live births. The main causes are diarrhoea, pneumonia, and for deaths among the neonates asphyxia, pre-term delivery, sepsis and tetanus.
Keio University
03 Jul 2006
Perspectives in Medical Education, Chromosomal abnormalities subdivide neuroepithelial tumors into clinically relevant groups, Serum insulin-like growth factor I in brain function and many more
Medknow Publications
03 Jul 2006
Child Survival in India, Immunological response to two hepatitis B vaccines administered in two different schedules, Zinc supplementation and serum zinc during diarrhea, Acute renal failure in neonatal sepsis and many more
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
03 Jul 2006
Both fresh and preserved cortical bone allografts possessed osteoinductive and osteoconductive properties. However, the fresh grafts proved to be superior than the preserved grafts.
Medknow Publications
03 Jul 2006
Acute effects of nitric oxide inhalation in ARDS, Adult basic life support, Diagnosing pulmonary embolism, Goodpasture's disease: A case report from South India and many more
Universiti Sains Malaysia
02 Jul 2006
Universiti Sains Malaysia researchers have invented a unique and novel system that can produce hydrogen inside a car using waste aluminium metal and sodium hydroxide.
Medknow Publications
02 Jul 2006
The diagnosis and management of pseudoseizures or psychogenic non-epileptic events, Psychiatric symptoms in neurological practice, Neurological legal disability, Spectrum of motor neuron diseases with HIV-1 infection and many more
Nature Publishing Group
02 Jul 2006
Scientists have found a drug that can be used to control malaria infection. The research, to be reported in the August issue of Nature Chemical Biology, shows that the drug, astemizole, interferes with a key process of the parasite.
Zambia Community Media Forum
29 Jun 2006
This is a summary of the need and rationale to set up a community media forum in Zambia and what neccessited its formation. This articles also itemises the issues that affect community media which have been swept under the carpet for a long time.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Jun 2006
An International Journal of Obesity review paper discusses how the amount of sleep a person has, or their exposure to air conditioning may be as important causes of obesity as diet and exercise and a research article shows that ‘Activity genes’ that children are born with influence their physical activity levels more than environmental factors
Medknow Publications
28 Jun 2006
The Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, JIAPS, (ISSN 0971-9261) is the official organ of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons and is published quarterly. The journal publishes original articles, case reports, review articles and technical innovations.
Medknow Publications
28 Jun 2006
Neurology India (ISSN 0028-3886) is a peer reviewed, open access journal published quarterly by the Neurological Society of India.
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Asia Research News
27 Jun 2006
18th June 2006 marked the beginning of a unique radio programme called 'Kishor Vani'- the voice of adolescents. 'Kishor Vani' is a weekly half an hour radio magazine being created entirely by a group of rural boys and girls between the age of 12-19 years.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
27 Jun 2006
Basic Engineering Geology For Tropical Terrain, Health Needs OF Older People In A Semi-Urban Village In Malaysia, Physiology At a Glance
Universiti Sains Malaysia
27 Jun 2006
The application and utilization of agricultural and other domestic wastes through fermentation processes and enzymatic conversation are limited due to their low volume systems. Therefore, a good and reproducible solid-state fermentation (SSF) is badly needed.
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Asia Research News
26 Jun 2006
The main advantages of the desert are intensive sun radiation, wasteland and a very low population density. The main disadvantages are not only scarcity of water resources but also the high salinity, as well as frequently occurring extreme climate conditions.
Medknow Publications
25 Jun 2006
The Indian Journal of Palliative Care is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed journal published biannually.
Nature Publishing Group
25 Jun 2006
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE - For papers that will be published online on 25 June 2006 including Assembly dynamics of microtubules at molecular resolution, New class of cancer therapeutic, Clostridium difficile genome
Universiti Sains Malaysia
22 Jun 2006
The fight against tuberculosis, one of the most deadly local endemic diseases, is a very revealing example of the contents, complexity and ambiguity of French health policy in Vietnam.
Nature Publishing Group
21 Jun 2006
The orchid Holcoglossum amesianum, which tends to flower in windless drought conditions, defies gravity to twist the male part of its flower into the necessary shape to fertilize the female one; The fossilized remains of two tiny freshwater lampreys in Inner Mongolia, China suggests that lampreys have changed little over the last 100 million years.
Nature Publishing Group
21 Jun 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers in Nature: Thymus bipotent precursor cells found, Cell regeneration in mammalian inner ear, Eavesdropping yields benefits, T-cell link to cancer, The hole story, Cellular spaces fuse into blood vessels, Pump up the bandwidth