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International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
06 Jun 2006
This paper examines the potential for improved water productivity in rainfed and irrigated agriculture as well as in the marginal drylands, with examples of on-farm water management, germplasm improvement and agronomic practices within an integrated natural resource management framework.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
06 Jun 2006
Case studies in Iran shows that all agriculture management cases based on sustainable development, resulted in increased yield. Researchers in India show the integrated use of geophysical techniques for sustainable management of ground water
Nature Publishing Group
05 Jun 2006
Two new initiatives launched by Nature this week are set to explore a bedrock of scientific publishing. A web debate on peer review and a limited trial of open peer review are launched on Monday 5 June 2006.
Nature Publishing Group
04 Jun 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature and the Nature Research Journals published online on 4 June 2006; Genetics: New class of small RNAs revealed, Urinary tract microbicide prevents infection, Meeting the demands of immune defense, Mention of papers to be published at the same time.
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
02 Jun 2006
The demand for new learning and training method has increased in order to cope with the development of dental technology as well as changing of oral disease patterns. These issues have masterminded the idea of creating an interactive, low cost, portable and experiential dental learning environment.
Nature Publishing Group
31 May 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Vol 441, No 7093 including Virology: Hide-and-seek, Protein engineering: OK Computer, Ecology: Grasses grow better in a mix, Organic chemistry: Giving life a hand?
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
31 May 2006
Economic growth of a nation is closely related to its availability of energy. However, development of the Indian energy sector has been constrained by capital, technology, environment, and security issues arising from internal and external circumstances.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
31 May 2006
Transmission services have to be provided as a separate item in a deregulated or vertically restructured electricity supply industry. Methods for transmission line fixed-cost allocation among the transmission transactions accounting for line capacity use are presented. The pros and cons of these allocation schemes are investigated and compared
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
29 May 2006
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is seeking a Personnel Manager
Nature Publishing Group
28 May 2006
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE - For papers that will be published online on 28 May 2006
Northern Illinois University
25 May 2006
This is an international youth exchange project on inter-ethnic dialogue and conflict resolution for Muslim, Christian and indigenous cultures in the southern Philippines.
Northern Illinois University
25 May 2006
A capacity building institute and study tour for government, NGO, religious and women leaders from the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, funded by U.S. Department of State.
Nature Publishing Group
25 May 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Vol 441, No 7092 including Electrons probe magnetic properties with a twist; Switching to nanowire transistors;Mechanism links protein misfolding to brain disease; Lobsters keep sickness at bay
Nature Publishing Group
25 May 2006
There are many genetic tests that provide information about cancer risk — but how are ethical judgements made about who should be offered them?
International Journal of Surgery
24 May 2006
A totally allogeneic graft material that would eliminate the need for harvesting bone from patients has been produced. The experiment involved thirty-six critical size defects which were created in the bones of 18 rabbits. (Embargo lifted on 22nd May 2006)
Nature Publishing Group
24 May 2006
Two articles in the June issue of Nature Methods describe tools for the detection of large-scale structural rearrangements in individual chromosomes.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
22 May 2006
The “Solid Waste-to-Fuel Gases Conversion System” converts basically any solid and plastic wastes to synthetic gasoline and diesel (the so-called “syn” gas) which can be used for energy and heating.
Medknow Publications
22 May 2006
JMAS is the official publication of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons. JMAS is the first English-language journal from India dedicated to Minimal Access Surgery. The Journal publish quality articles from around the world with a strong emphasis on practices in the developing world.
Medknow Publications
22 May 2006
JMP is the official journal of Association of Medical Physicists of India (AMPI). The association has been bringing out a quarterly publication since 1976. The main objective of the Journal is to serve as a vehicle of communication to highlight all aspects of the practice of medical physics.
Nature Publishing Group
21 May 2006
A solution to the problem of plasma instabilities that could threaten the commercial viability of fusion power is demonstrated by Todd Evans and colleagues in the June issue of Nature Physics.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
18 May 2006
A study of serum enzymal changes after death and its correlation with time since death
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
18 May 2006
ICARDA is seeking a Director of Finance
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
18 May 2006
Dr Guido Gryseels, an agricultural economist and Director General of the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium, takes over as the new Chair of ICARDA Board of Trustees.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
18 May 2006
Dust and sandstorm (DSS) is the generic term for a phenomenon in Northeast Asia by which strong winds blow a large quantity of dust and fine sand particles away from the ground and carry them over a long distance with severe environmental impacts along the way. This article reviews some of the measures and outlines a strategy to combat DSS.
Nature Publishing Group
17 May 2006
In Nature this week, Yoshitaka Taniyasu and colleagues report a light-emitting diode (LED) with the shortest wavelength of any such device to date, which emits deep into the ultraviolet part of the spectrum.
Nature Publishing Group
17 May 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature. VOL.441 NO.7091 including Single mutation changes cheats into model citizens;'Living fossil' gives clue to first flowering plants; Can't live, if living is without you; Monkey codewords
Medknow Publications
16 May 2006
Androgenetic alopecia is an important and common cause for baldness. Despite recent advances, the drug therapy remains unsatisfactory. Surgical hair restoration is the only permanent method of treating this condition. This article discusses the latest trends in hair restoration surgery.
Medknow Publications
16 May 2006
Established in 1940, the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology is the official publication of the IADVL (Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists). It is a bimonthly peer-reviewed journal that reaches all 3500 members of this organization as well as almost 100 medical colleges in India.
Medknow Publications
16 May 2006
Dyslexia is a major educational problem, but the studies on genetics of dyslexia are very limited in India. There is a great dearth of proper statistical data to show the incidence of dyslexia in Indian population. More over inheritance pattern of dyslexia is not well established in our population.
Medknow Publications
16 May 2006
Indian Journal of Human Genetics (ISSN 0971-6866), Official Journal of the Indian Society of Human Genetics,