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International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
02 May 2006
The Journal is dedicated to the development, promotion and understanding of Islamic Economics in its widest sense, including issues related to management and accounting, in order to keep scholars and relevant institutions informed on research in the field of Islamic Economics.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
02 May 2006
Land degradation (including desertification in drylands) is estimated to affect at least one-third of the 328 mha geographical area in India.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
02 May 2006
This study focuses on understanding the oasis desertification process over the last 2000 years, using multi-methods such as historical document, archaeology, remote sensing and GIS. The result shows that the human activities in Minqin Basin can be dated back to the Shajing Culture, a Neolithic culture at around 2600 years ago.
Research India Publications
02 May 2006
International Journal of Applied Chemistry (IJAC) is a peer reviewed international journal of high quality devoted to the publication of original research papers from applied Chemistry and their broad range of applications.
Research India Publications
01 May 2006
International Journal of Dynamics of Fluids (IJDF) disseminates technical information in fluid mechanics of interest to researchers and designers in mechanical engineering.
Research India Publications
01 May 2006
International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research (IJCIR) is a peer reviewed international journal with a key objective to provide the academic and industrial community a medium for presenting original cutting edge research related to computational intelligence and its applications.
Nature Publishing Group
30 Apr 2006
New information on the complex interplay between host cells and bacteria during infection is reported in the June issue of Nature Immunology. Three studies provide a new understanding of the relationship between salmonella bacteria and the cells infected.
Nature Publishing Group
30 Apr 2006
Studies in recent years have shown that some brain regions continue to generate new neurons even during adulthood. Scientists have identified a new target for an old drug that has been used to treat tuberculosis for over 50 years.
Research India Publications
30 Apr 2006
International Journal of Pure and Applied Physics (IJPAP) is a peer reviewed international journal of high quality devoted to the publication of original research papers from pure and applied Physics and their broad range of applications.
Medknow Publications
29 Apr 2006
Implementing rational drug use: A success story; Exploring Indian medicinal plants for antiulcer activity; Development of new incretin drugs; Activity of some medicinal plants against certain pathogenic bacterial strains The role of pharmacologists: Present and future; Research defence society
Medknow Publications
29 Apr 2006
Papers include - Ageing male and testosterone; Is India ready for subspecialization and group practice? Analysis of prostate cancer; Should the aspirin be stopped before trans-urethral surgery? Role of needle biopsy in solid renal masses: When does the pudding require a proof? Traumatic dislocation of testis.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
29 Apr 2006
If we take the success story of Punjab in introducing and developing forensic nursing in the state it can be role model for the development of forensic nursing anywhere in the world.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
29 Apr 2006
Article from - International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research Year : 2005, Volume : 1, Issue : 1
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
29 Apr 2006
Market survey showed that LidiMan was highly effective and entertaining in disseminating cultural infotainment (100% agreement). It has potential in education, entertainment, tourism and advertisement.
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
28 Apr 2006
Intellectual Discourse is an academic, refereed journal, published twice a year by the International Islamic University. The journal publishes analytical/theoretical articles, review articles, and research notes on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim World.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
27 Apr 2006
The intent is to foster South–South cooperation on sharing experts, facilities, training scientists, and promoting the best practices among centres of excellence in sustainable dryland development across the vast CWANA (Central and West Asia and North Africa) region plus neighbouring dry areas in Western China, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
27 Apr 2006
In the arid and semi-arid regions, particularly on the degraded lands and lands affected by moving sands, Jatropha curcas L. has proved to be a promising oil-bearing tree. The seeds of this Euphorbiaceae tree contain more than 30 % oil, which can be used for making bio-diesel.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
27 Apr 2006
The use of climatic data could help in providing tools for proper pest management through the possibility of forecasting the incidence of pests and diseases, and hence reduce the risk in plant production and help to minimize the amounts of chemicals used to control pests.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
27 Apr 2006
Sago bark wastes are recycled through a bio-composite method and utilized the natural features and beautiful surfaces into interior decoration products.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
27 Apr 2006
The design of buildings in this new campus, which is the focal point of the "Education Enclave” of Sarawak, depicts 21st century architecture, incorporating a timeless, modern and progressive outlook.
Nature Publishing Group
26 Apr 2006
The last century has seen a dramatic increase in snowfall in central Asia compared to the previous thousand years, according to research published in this week's Nature.
Nature Publishing Group
26 Apr 2006
Rapid treatment and isolation of not just infected cases but also their household contacts will be the key elements of an effective strategy to beat a future influenza pandemic, report researchers who have simulated the spread of such an outbreak in both Great Britain and the United States.
Nature Publishing Group
26 Apr 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature. VOL.440 NO.7088 DATED 27 April 2006 including :LOX stops the spread and ‘Top dog’ determined in the womb
Universiti Sains Malaysia
26 Apr 2006
The process of Astaxanthin extraction is not only expensive but environementally unfriendly as well. This new research offers an environmentally friendly and cheap alternative
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
24 Apr 2006
Aeolian desertification is land degradation characterized by wind erosion mainly resulting from the excessive human activities in arid, semiarid and part of sub-humid regions in North China. The research on aeolian desertification has been underway for more than 5 decades leading to the establishment and development of China’s desert science.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
24 Apr 2006
Since 1993 FEDA has worked in Rosetta (coastal area), Wadi Natroun (desert area) and Gamalia district (historic part of Cairo). These fragile ecosystems are well known for their cultural heritage. Both Gamalia and Rosetta have some of the most important Islamic monuments, while Wadi Natroun is known for its famous Coptic Christian monasteries.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
24 Apr 2006
Nearly 50% of the arid regions globally, including one-quarter of the irrigated land, one-half of the rainfed cropland and three-quarters of the rangeland, are estimated to be degraded. Unless this trend is checked, the food security of the people in the dry areas will continue to be under threat.
Nature Publishing Group
23 Apr 2006
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE - For papers that will be published online on 23 April 2006
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)
21 Apr 2006
The goal of the meeting was to address migratory bird populations and environmental aspects in the current Asian lineage Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) virus subtype H5N1 epidemic. Sound scientific information, including an understanding of the environment and migratory bird populations, is a necessity for understanding the epidemic
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
20 Apr 2006
The first system, mPADI is an intelligent mobile system which has the ability to diagnose 6 types of paddy diseases commonly found in paddy fields. The 2nd project is the mobile Intelligent Thalassaemia Diagnosis System (mTADI).