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Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
14 Sep 2005
Snakebite is one of the common causes of death in rural and suburban areas of tropical countries such as India. In the present case, it was a mystery as to how the snake could bitten the victim at the back of the head.
Nanyang Technological University
14 Sep 2005
The program, developed by NTU's terrorism informatics research group, cuts down research time and is an intelligent system that can,over time, learn to extract more terrorist-related patterns and nuances from websites.
National University of Singapore
14 Sep 2005
Bringing together local immunology talent to create an internationally competitive focus for research, teaching and scholarship in immunology
Asia Research News
14 Sep 2005
5th Annual Conference of the South East Asian Association for Institutional Research (SEAAIR)
National University of Singapore
13 Sep 2005
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are the first in the world to identify juxtanodin, a novel protein of the nervous system, and to reveal its biological functions in controlling the development of oligodendroglia.
Bethesda CAM Research Center
Bethesda CAM Research Center
11 Sep 2005
Pharmacological screening revealed that the drug "Savveera Chendooram" has got potent Anti-inflammatory (both acute and chronic), Anti-pyretic and Analgesic actions.
Nature Publishing Group
11 Sep 2005
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE. For papers that will be published online on 11 September 2005.
Wildlife Conservation Society
11 Sep 2005
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) researcher Charles Foley sought--and finally found--his white giraffe.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
11 Sep 2005
Scarcity of food can be a potential source of conflicts and incidence of socio-economic and political instability. There is a close nexus among food insecurity, poverty and disease.
Population Council
11 Sep 2005
Population Council researchers have found that exposure to low levels of phthalates can alter the levels of testosterone (the male sex hormone), increase the proliferation of cells in the testes, and significantly accelerate the onset of male puberty.
Wildlife Conservation Society
07 Sep 2005
WCS conservationists are working to minimise human-bear conflict. In this test, the bears could not open the canister, designed to secure food and garbage near campsites and thus reduce the number of human-bear encounters in the process.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
07 Sep 2005
This paper examines the post 9/11 US-led global war on terror and its unaccounted impacts on ordinary people’s lives, especially women’s, in the tribal areas of Pakistan.
International University of Business Agriculture and Technology
07 Sep 2005
The cyclone which struck Bangladesh on the night of 29-30, April, 1991 was particularly severe causing widespread damage, killing 138,882 people.Total loss has been estimated at US$2.07 billion dollars for all sectors.
Keio University
07 Sep 2005
The Sasagawa Project is the first systematized deinstitutionalization project in Japan that aims to make the transition from hospital to residential living while ensuring both the quality and continuity of care for the patients.
Keio University
04 Sep 2005
It is the goal of today’s antiaging medicine to forestall disease and aging long enough for people to utilize the powerful biotechnology and nanotechnology therapies which have the potential to greatly extend longevity.
Nature Publishing Group
04 Sep 2005
Nature and the Nature Research Journals Press Release. For papers that will be published online on 4 September 2005.
Bethesda CAM Research Center
Bethesda CAM Research Center
04 Sep 2005
This preliminary study on the drug Pandanus Tectorius has been experimentally studied to prove the statement told in Traditional Indian Medicine (Siddha) literatures for its uterine stimulant action.
Wildlife Conservation Society
31 Aug 2005
Scientists working in an isolated region in Iran, recently discovered that a remote camera set out to survey wildlife had photographed an entire family of extremely rare Asiatic cheetahs.
Bethesda CAM Research Center
Bethesda CAM Research Center
31 Aug 2005
In this study, a Siddha drug, “Saveera Chendooram” which was prepared as per the procedure mentioned in the ancient Siddha literatures is subjected to Anti-microbial sensitivity testing.
Keio University
31 Aug 2005
Older adults are continuing to die or injured in hospitals and nursing homes due to complications from being physically restrained.
Keio University
28 Aug 2005
Merely taking calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K supplements may not be enough to prevent astronauts developing osteoporosis during or after space flight.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Aug 2005
This research identified a new response factor triggered by intracellular sensors of many types of viruses, which may open up new ways of enhancing our ability to fight infections.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Aug 2005
Nature and the Nature Research Journals Press Release - For papers that will be published online on 28 August 2005
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
24 Aug 2005
The first volume examines issues of the natural environment and its impact upon human life. The second volume addresses trade and sustainable development, globalization and the WTO in the context of people’s livelihoods, and governance issues.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
24 Aug 2005
Wages are low, the hours long irregular, and the work repetitive and often hazardous. There is a concentration of women and children, particularly girls, in the work force.
PCAMRD
24 Aug 2005
PCAMRD Confers 19th Dr. Elvira O. Tan Memorial Award