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Nature Publishing Group
12 Apr 2006
A new idea about why the experimental antibody drug TGN1412 had devastating effects on humans that had not been seen in animal tests is put forward in an exclusive special news report by Nature this week.
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Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
12 Apr 2006
All the eight products exhibited by UNIMAS at the 34th Geneva International Invention Exposition 5 – 9 April 2006, received awards. Apart from winning 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze medals, UNIMAS was the only Malaysian university participant accredited with Special Certificates for Excellent Achievement.
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
11 Apr 2006
eInfoC is a Web-based Information Centre that specialises in publishing, promoting, and marketing electronic contents. This Universiti Utara Malaysia initiative enables authors to receive payment through many different methods including SMS with an electronic receipt system.
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Asia Research News
09 Apr 2006
The Grand Prix of the 34th International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products was awarded by the International Jury to researchers from the Malaysian Institute for Nuclear Technology, for their manufacturing process for organic medical material which does not damage or discolour and produces no toxic gases during sterilisation
Nature Publishing Group
09 Apr 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers published online on 9 April 2006 by Nature and the Nature Research Journals
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
09 Apr 2006
3 bird flu cases confirmed in Burkina Faso; Indonesia bird flu death confirmed; Cat bird flu risks 'overlooked'; Germany confirms bird flu in fowl; Bird Flu reaches UK; Egypt Says Third Person Dies of Bird Flu
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
06 Apr 2006
Global medical network presents wide-ranging initiatives for improving public health worldwide
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
05 Apr 2006
The Four Faces of Woman Dance-Exhibit is a celebration of women’s achievements, strengths, and qualities in commemoration of International Women’s Month 2006, and also a significant way to usher in another milestone in the year following the centennial of the Philippine feminist movement. Pictures attached.
Nature Publishing Group
05 Apr 2006
Summary of newsworthy papers from Nature vol.440, no.7085, 6 April 2006, includes Anthropology: Neolithic dental drill; Genetics: Genome of wastewater-treatment bacterium extracted from the sludge; Development: Motor protein drives asymmetry; Materials science: Liquid silicon for spray-on chips; Escapologist worms show how to burrow out of trouble
Nature Publishing Group
05 Apr 2006
A remarkable new fossil published in Nature provides spectacular insight into a major evolutionary transition — when fish first transformed their fins into limbs, opening up the prospect of a migration on to land.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
04 Apr 2006
IPv6 over Fiber is a project to make use of the IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) technology for the benefit of Internet communities. IPv6 provides strength over IPv4 in terms of address space, option support and security
Universiti Sains Malaysia
04 Apr 2006
Interesting features of TiO2 coated bioplastic - Antimicrobial, Biodegradable, Decolorisation, Cost-effective, Eco and user friendly.
Nature Publishing Group
03 Apr 2006
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) announced today that it will be opening two new divisions - NPG India, based in Gurgaon, and NPG Latin America/Spain, based in Mexico City. Along with the recently transformed NPG Nature Asia-Pacific, the new organizations will focus on publishing initiatives in their respective regions.
Keio University
03 Apr 2006
Each organization's resources (including technology, human resources and facilities) will be utilized in the area of information and communications, with a focus on fields such as broadband communications, ubiquitous computing and IP networking.
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
03 Apr 2006
World GDP is estimated to increase by 3.2 per cent in 2005, down from 3.8 in 2004, the slowdown stemming from a deceleration in industrial production and global trade. The turnaround was widespread, reaching virtually every economic region......
Nature Publishing Group
02 Apr 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature Research Journals
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
01 Apr 2006
The relative efficiency of Indian banks including private, foreign and public sector banks is analysed
Medknow Publications
30 Mar 2006
Though cancer per se does not feature in the United Nations 'Millennium Development Goal' health agenda, WHO predicts that by the year 2020, almost 70% of the world's 20 million cancers patients will be in the developing nations.
Nature Publishing Group
29 Mar 2006
A research group in Japan have identified the protein that controls silicon uptake in rice - the first such transporter to be found in higher plants
Nature Publishing Group
29 Mar 2006
Summaries of newsworthy papers from Nature VoL.440 No.7084 Dated 30 March 2006 including Chemical physics:Crystallography without crystals; Physics: Ratcheting backwards; Evolution: Uprooting eukaryotic evolution and Let's not twist again
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
29 Mar 2006
ICRA Bulletin covering all aspects of money and finace, which includes bank finance, securities, reserves, interest rates, liquidity, savings, credit, bonds, investments and much more
Divan Enterprise (indianjournals.com)
29 Mar 2006
IJCIR is a peer reviewed international journal with a key objective to provide the academic and industrial community medium for presenting original cutting edge research related to computational intelligence and its applications.
University of the Philippines Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center
28 Mar 2006
Filipinas is a series of thirty photographs of a select group of women representing the arts, education, civil society and politics.
Journal of Research Practice (JRP)
28 Mar 2006
In her recent research paper in the Journal of Research Practice, Toni Weller, a historian and information scientist, examines how history and science must recognize the fallibility of human knowledge, especially so as we enter the information age.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
26 Mar 2006
Malaysia will become the first country in the world to implement requirements, which will make herbal medicine product testing at par with any modern medicine marketed in the world today.
Universiti Sains Malaysia
24 Mar 2006
A lot of waste rubber is produced all over the world every year e.g. 10 million tyres are discarded every year. Meanwhile, adhesives are used in almost every industrial workplace with an industry value of 40 billion Euros. This invention turns rubber waste into multifunctional adhesive.
Journal of Research Practice (JRP)
24 Mar 2006
Volume 2, Issue 1, 2006 (Open Access) - Immaculateness and Research Practice; Auto-Photography as Research Practice: Identity and Self-Esteem Research; Being Bilingual: Issues for Cross-Language Research and many more
Nature Publishing Group
24 Mar 2006
In a study published online this week by Nature, researchers report that they have isolated stem cells from the adult mouse testis that exhibit properties similar to embryonic stem (ES) cells.
Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
24 Mar 2006
Egypt reports 2nd human case; Blame Big Farms; Israel in mass cull; Uganda equipped with machine; Malaysia has 3rd state infected; Study finds two separate strains; Bird flu kills five in Azerbaijan; Big Threat To Biological Diversity - UN ...;China Turns Over Samples to WHO; African Conference Fails to Discuss Human Infection; Pakistan confirms..
Keio University
24 Mar 2006
The latest projects at KIEAS are Globalism, Regionalism and Localism in Asia, Influences of America’s Judicial Review in Asia, One Hundred Year since the Russo-Japanese War and Political Order in Southeast Asia; The Fukuzawa Center is a research institute to study modern Japanese history placing Yukichi Fukuzawa or Keio Gijuku in the eyesight.