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International Journal of Surgery
10 May 2006
Robotic laparoscopic surgery is evolving to include in vivo robotic assistants (i.e. placing the robot completely within the human body). Analysis of 151 consecutive general surgical patients over three months showed that 40% used some form of complimentary or alternative medicine (CAM).
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
09 May 2006
Dr Mahmoud Mohamed Bachir El-Solh assumed office on 8 May as the new Director General of ICARDA, taking over from Prof. Dr Adel El-Beltagy, who retired after serving as the Director General of the Center for more than 11 years.
Medknow Publications
08 May 2006
Neurology India (ISSN 0028-3886) is quarterly publication of Neurological Society of India.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
08 May 2006
Using data obtained from an Indian software company, this study examines the effect of some important organizational factors on the “innovation” dimension of its employees, that is, the ability to generate and stimulate creativity and innovation.
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
07 May 2006
FuzzyXPest is an intelligent mobile Pest Management System that enables farmers to forecast the pest activity level before it can cause too much damage to the rice field. FuzzyXteem a similar advisory system which enables teachers to measure students academic self esteem using real time computation.
Nature Publishing Group
07 May 2006
NATURE AND THE NATURE RESEARCH JOURNALS PRESS RELEASE - For papers that will be published online on 7 May 2006
Nature Publishing Group
04 May 2006
Some stories are just too good to be true. And according to physicist Fabrizio Pinto, that's exactly the case for an analogy routinely used by physicists to illustrate the mysterious Casimir effect - a strange force of attraction seen between two surfaces separated by empty space.
Research India Publications
04 May 2006
Global Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics (GJPAM) is an international journal of high quality devoted to the publication of original research papers from pure and applied mathematics with some emphasis on all areas and subareas of mathematical analysis and their broad range of applications.
Research India Publications
04 May 2006
International Journal of Oceans and Oceanography (IJOO) publishes top-level work to covering all disciplines and branches of marine sciences; marine chemistry, marine physics, marine geophysics, marine geology and more..
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
04 May 2006
The time is 33 B.C., and the place is China. The Western Han emperor, in order to secure a treaty with the Huns, sent one of his many wives, a beauty named Wang Chao-chun (also known as Ming Fei), to the Hun leader, Hu Han-yeh (r. 49-33 B.C.).
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
04 May 2006
It is revealed that inclusion of commercial rice polish (25%) in the supplements for non-descript lactating goats may be an economical proposition.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
04 May 2006
Effect of feeding different phosphorus levels and depletion on the performance and blood biochemicals in broilers
Medknow Publications
03 May 2006
Why is it that we do not see enough early prostate cancer in our urological practice? Is it really uncommon, or is it that we are not convinced about the need for its aggressive management? This study intended to look at the opinion and patterns of practice among urologists in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, with regards to early prostate cancer.
Medknow Publications
03 May 2006
The properties of the holmium laser prevent the occurrence of these adverse events. We report the successful use of this technology in resecting the gland in patients on a permanent cardiac pacemaker implant.
Nature Publishing Group
03 May 2006
2 teams reveal that a mutant protein implicated in inherited Parkinson’s disease disables the cell’s mitochondria; Researchers report the 1st conducting plastic that shows the signature of a true metal; A fish species that lived more than 400 million years ago may represent a bridge between two lineages that went on to dominate the modern world
Nature Publishing Group
03 May 2006
“Gain of function” gene mutations associated with neonatal diabetes are now thought to be responsible for a range of other neurological dysfunctions.
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
02 May 2006
The first paper suggests that Jordanian firms have target leverage ratios and they adjust to them relatively fast. The 2nd paper investigates the link between banking activities and macroeconomic performance in Malaysia with respect to the money and credit channel by studying the causal influence of banks’ assets and liabilities.
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.