Press releases

Content is provided by our community of institutions, partners, researchers and journalists.

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
Nature Publishing Group
21 Jun 2006
New procedures for mapping the regions responsible for controlling gene expression across the entire human genome are described in two papers in the July issue of Nature Methods. The resulting understanding should help researchers understand the genetic problems leading to various diseases.
UNIMAS LOGO
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
21 Jun 2006
The Old Kayan Religion and The Bungan Religious Reform, Mapping the People of Sarawak, Life In The Malay Kampongs Of Kuching, Fifty Years Ago, Changing Borders And Identities In The Kelabit Highlands, Voices Of The Crocker Range Indigenous Communities Sabah
UNIMAS LOGO
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
21 Jun 2006
A circular phase separation tank/system, with inclined coalescence frustums for efficient removal of oil and grease and suspended solids from wastewaters, has been developed and tested.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
20 Jun 2006
This research aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the integration-inclusion programme offered by the Ministry of Education for students with learning difficulties (LD). The ultimate goal is to improve and provide quality education for children with special needs.
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
20 Jun 2006
Vacancies available for experienced (native-speaker) Foreign Language Teachers in English, Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, German, Korean, Arabic, Thai, French and Dutch.
Medknow Publications
19 Jun 2006
Venereology (the study of venereal diseases) today encompasses more than the five classical venereal diseases (syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, donovanosis and lymphogranuloma venereum).This article briefly deals with various facets of evolution of venereology in India.
Medknow Publications
19 Jun 2006
Antiaging therapies, Evolution of venereology in India, No association between seropositivity for Hepatitis C virus and lichen planus: A case control study, Achieving asepsis of banana leaves for the management of toxic epidermal necrolysis and many more
Medknow Publications
19 Jun 2006
The scourge of plagiarism, Orbital regional anesthesia: Complications and their prevention; Long-term anatomical and visual outcome of vitreous surgery for retinal detachment with choroidal coloboma, Asian experience with the Pintucci keratoprosthesis and many more
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
19 Jun 2006
Information Technology in the Caribbean manufacturing firms: An industrial survey
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
18 Jun 2006
Australian artist Tony Twigg will be a visiting research fellow at the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center. “Ian Fairweather in the Philippines” opens at the Lobby Gallery of the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum on 27 June 2006.
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
18 Jun 2006
The exhibition focuses on part of the portraits in the Vargas collection. Portraits are considered by many as the highest form of art. Philippine portraiture was introduced be the Spanish colonizers in the 16th century.
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
18 Jun 2006
The exhibition focuses on the palette, an essential and indispensable art implement, in a different light. The country’s finest artists have translated their ideas on to it in this truly unique collection.
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
18 Jun 2006
Artist Jan Leeroy New opens his first one-man exhibit at the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum on 6 June 2006.
Nature Publishing Group
18 Jun 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Research Journals that will be published online on 18 June 2006.
Medknow Publications
16 Jun 2006
Why it is important to have a journal of respiratory medicine in the Gulf region?, Asthma care: Structural foundations at primary health care at Al-Qassim region, Saudi Arabia; Six minute walk test in respiratory diseases: A university hospital experience and many more
Keio University
16 Jun 2006
The Development of Film Policy in Canada and Japan- From Cultural to Economic, The Impact of Ownership on Human and Budget Allocation: A Study of Local Japanese Newspapers, One Journey Through, Across and Around Communication and many others
Universiti Sains Malaysia
15 Jun 2006
The AirWarn can immediately detect the presence of particulates air pollution in the air, classify it within minutes and alert the user.
Nature Publishing Group
15 Jun 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Vol.441 No.7095 including Two become one, A glass from dry ice, Unhappy partners, Self-renewal understood, Sperm storage weakens immune system
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
13 Jun 2006
Shares in the Modern Corporation : A Comparison Between Malaysian Companies Act 1965 and the Islamic Perspective; The Right of Return : Its Application to Palestinian Refugees; Genetics And Law : Protecting Genetic Privacy....
Medknow Publications
13 Jun 2006
Understanding of the human genome, nuclear cloning, rational drug designing and application of high throughput screening in drug discovery programs, might lead to new drug discoveries for orphan diseases. Hence, there is hope in future for patients neglected by for-profit drug discovery efforts.
Medknow Publications
13 Jun 2006
CIMS lists more than 100 irrational combinations which are not approved in any developed country but are being marketed in India.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
13 Jun 2006
Production of Diphenol and Monophenol compounds from the leaf callus of Morus Alba and studies on their antibacterial properties
Medknow Publications
11 Jun 2006
Irrational drug combinations: Need to sensitize undergraduates; Orphan diseases and drugs; Exploring Indian medicinal plants for antiulcer activity; Rimonabant: A new class of drug to fight obesity and many more
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
11 Jun 2006
Social sector spending in India includes poverty reduction interventions, expenditures in the fields of health, education and nutrition and social assistance and social welfare. Despite the fact that these programmes in India have a long history and are well established, it is particularly vulnerable to budget cuts for a number of reasons.
Nature Publishing Group
11 Jun 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers that will be published online on 11 June 2006 by Nature and the Nature Research Journals
Medknow Publications
08 Jun 2006
The results show that tropical pancreatitis may represent one end of the wide spectrum of chronic pancreatitis in the tropics, with alcoholic pancreatitis representing the other extreme.