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NSW Department of Primary Industries
05 Feb 2007
A ‘dig’ at a former rubbish tip in Sydney is providing scientists with the clues needed to determine the level of greenhouse emissions from wood products in landfills.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
04 Feb 2007
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is an international research center with staff from 45 countries. We have an opening for Head of Program Facilitation Unit, CGIAR Program for Central Asia and the Caucasus; and Regional Coordinator of ICARDA-CAC Program, based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
04 Feb 2007
The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is a non-profit international research center with staff from 45 countries. We have an opening for a Barley Breeder, to be based at the headquarters in Aleppo, Syria
Nature Publishing Group
04 Feb 2007
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature journals include Annotating the human genome, Learning to keep newborn neurons, Release requirements and A tool to delete DNA
Nature Publishing Group
02 Feb 2007
The development of a population of ‘regulatory’ immune cells is more complicated than originally thought, according to a paper to be published online this week in Nature Immunology.
International University of Business Agriculture and Technology
02 Feb 2007
Some untoward incident like boycott from the importer has taught the local business community about the immense importance of CSR and adoption of this modern and competitive practice is gradually increasing in Bangladesh.
Gulf Research Center
01 Feb 2007
At some point the GCC States will begin to wonder why they should further engage with a regime that talks about cooperation, but ends up doing nothing to contribute to regional security
Nature Publishing Group
31 Jan 2007
Summaries of other newsworthy stories include Ecology: Bacteria get into films and Thermodynamics: Maxwell's demon reincarnated?
Nature Publishing Group
31 Jan 2007
Leading weapons experts and security think-tanks have accused the British government of withholding information needed to properly evaluate a multibillion-pound proposal to renew the country's fleet of nuclear submarines, Nature reports this week.
Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research (CGIAR)
31 Jan 2007
As the world marks this year's World Wetlands Day on February 2, the Director General of WorldFish Center, based in Penang, and the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme jointly write a piece to create awareness on the plight of wetland fisheries worldwide, as well as mobilize appropriate action.
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
31 Jan 2007
The technologies include a novel oral drug delivery system, infrared tomography for solid floe monitoring, textile thermal tester machine, roselle chewable tablets, new technique for transdermal drug delivery system and many more. The Seoul International Invention Fair is the largest Bi-Annual Invention Fair in Asia.
University of the Philippines Diliman
30 Jan 2007
These three papers examine the role of the church in the lives of Filipinos living in Japan and the rest of East Asia.
University of the Philippines Diliman
29 Jan 2007
The latest issue of Science Diliman, Volume 18, Number 1 (January-June 2006), is now available.
Nature Publishing Group
28 Jan 2007
Summaries of newsworthy papers include Not losing sleep over the orexins, Potential new therapeutic target in breast cancer, The molecules behind Angelman syndrome, Sun worshipers, A mouse shows us how the brain works
Nature Publishing Group
26 Jan 2007
An unusual case of a young girl with a colon cancer syndrome caused by recessive mutations in the mismatch repair gene MSH6 is described. Individuals with mutations in MSH6 are at an increased risk of developing cancer; however, a childhood cancer syndrome caused by these mutations has only recently been recognized.
Keio University
26 Jan 2007
University research activities have always been an important factor in societal progress. Thus, it is important for universities to communicate their research to the public. Keio’s Annual Report on Research Activities provides the community with information regarding our strategies and direction, as well as our current research activities.
Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences
25 Jan 2007
A research collaboration agreement between the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences and National Instruments Singapore Pte Ltd. to study Integrative Process Analytical Technologies (iPAT).
Nature Publishing Group
25 Jan 2007
A globally rare Y chromosome type described previously in only a few West African individuals has been found in a British male, according to a study to be published online this week in the European Journal of Human Genetics. This finding represents the first genetic evidence of an African genealogy among ‘indigenous’ British people.
Nature Publishing Group
25 Jan 2007
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature include Cancer cleared by p53 restoration, Algorithm seeks out smell, Essays: Putting the pieces together, Quantum physics: To bunch or not to bunch and Fight-watching fish fathom hierarchies
University of the Philippines Diliman
24 Jan 2007
On the occasion of the recent launching of the book Fabián de la Rosa and His Times, the Fabián de la Rosa (1869-1938) Retrospective Exhibition is extended until 28 January 2007. Opened last 7 September 2006, the exhibition is a tribute to de la Rosa's great contribution to Philippine art.
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Asia Research News
24 Jan 2007
These include home hydroponics, converting feathers into fish meal, biogas from pineapple peels, increasing nutritional content of shellfish, supply & development of modern proteins, RFID reader modules for retail businesses, melt & recycle waste styropor in cooking oil and glass ceramic dental bone implant from Pinatubo volcanic ejecta & bone ash.
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
24 Jan 2007
IBN’s technology spells hope for cancer patients who suffer from painful side-effects of chemotherapy
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
24 Jan 2007
IBN has pioneered methods to enable these nanocrystals to be used as powerful tools in bio-imaging and drug targeting
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
24 Jan 2007
Hydrogels developed by IBN scientists can potentially make chemotherapy and tissue regeneration more convenient and safe
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
24 Jan 2007
Scientists at IBN have produced artificial fibers that act as ‘templates’ to grow new tissue
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
24 Jan 2007
A breakthrough technology developed at IBN can potentially lead to more effective treatment methods for cancers
University of the Philippines Diliman
23 Jan 2007
These papers give some perspectives on migrant women and the experience of Filipinas in Korea and the case of a Filipino community in Nagoya, Japan, the 3rd paper discusses issues of engaging with Filipinos abroad.
Keio University
22 Jan 2007
The December issue of Keio Journal of Medicine is now available online.
Gulf Research Center
22 Jan 2007
Both the US and Iran appear so consumed and focused on each other that they completely disregard the concerns of the states and people in the rest of the Gulf
Nature Publishing Group
22 Jan 2007
Each day in the United States, as many as 87 to 103 babies are born with alcohol related defects; annually, an estimated $75 million to $9.7 billion is spent on the care of these infants. The consumption of alcohol during pregnancy places the fetus at risk of developing FASD