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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
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
21 Sep 2005
In the scenario of imminent energy crises fuelled by huge import bills and rising prices of petro-based products, biofuels seem to be options of the future.
Population Council
21 Sep 2005
Older adults in Cambodia have survived decades of political and social volatility including civil war and genocide. This analysis looks at a basic measure of health among a population that until recently has been isolated from the rest of the world.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
19 Sep 2005
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) researchers in collaboration with the Veterinary Research Institute, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia have come up with a one step molecular based technique which can quickly identify the bird flu virus.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
19 Sep 2005
The technique was evaluated using 20 different influenza A strains and was successful in identifying a series of different bird flu viruses.
Population Council
18 Sep 2005
A program providing reproductive health education and livelihoods skills training to adolescent girls in India, has shown that such interventions are acceptable to parents, feasible to implement, and exert some positive influence on the girls.
Mahidol University
18 Sep 2005
The courses aim to train young researchers on the tropical diseases of TDR portfolio (Malaria, Tuberculosis, Dengue, Leishmaniasis, Chagas’ disease, African Sleeping Sickness, Leprosy, Filariasis, Onchocerciasis and Schistosomiasis)
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
18 Sep 2005
The essay looks at the proliferation of bilateral and minilateral preferential trading agreements from the perspective of the developing countries. The changes may not necessarily be good for the developing countries.
Nature Publishing Group
18 Sep 2005
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE
Wildlife Conservation Society
18 Sep 2005
The agreement set a target of 2010 for “securing a constant and significant reduction in the current rate of loss of great ape populations and their habitats; and, by 2015, securing the future of all species and subspecies of great apes in the wild.”
National University of Singapore
14 Sep 2005
At the National University of Singapore, Professor Gopalakrishnakone and his team have recently started working with the NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative on the use of quantum dots to deliver toxins to target areas.
Population Council
14 Sep 2005
Population Council researchers recently completed studies in Pakistan and Nepal of attitudes and behaviors surrounding violence against women during pregnancy. These investigations were some of the first of their kind in South Asia.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
14 Sep 2005
In the present times, the question for us in the global South is: “Do we have choices?” If we do, how can we best exercise them in the age of extremes ushered in by globalization, by globalized wars, and symbolized by the events of 9/11.