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China proposes cooperative renewables research

China has proposed a cooperative scheme for international research into renewable energy to speed up technology …


Developing nations 'need genetic resources rules'

Developing countries should create legislation on indigenous genetic resources or risk losing out to developed …


SARS antibodies offer new treatment hope

Scientists have identified two human antibodies able to neutralise the known strains of the SARS virus.


Science journalists 'need code of ethics'

Speakers at the World Conference of Science Journalists say reporters need a code of ethics to communicate science …


Scientists find rice gene for grain size and yield

A gene that influences the yield and size of rice grains could help crop breeders develop better varieties of …


New tool tracks regional carbon levels

Scientists have developed a tool to measure greenhouse gases at a regional level, which could help evaluate carbon …


The crisis in China's science journalism

Media coverage of science is declining in China — but scientists, press officers and journalists could change the …


China sets an example in HIV/AIDS control

China has used 'bold' intervention and education, backed up by science, to control the spread of HIV/AIDS, say …


Developing countries may fail MDG sanitation targets

Developing countries may fail to meet the Millennium Development Goals' sanitation targets because they lack civil …


Gene discovery could lead to flood-resistant rice

Researchers have identified a gene that allows rice to survive underwater for up to two weeks, offering …


Malaria hijacks liver cells to avoid immune system

Scientists have shown how malaria parasites evade the immune system as they move from the liver to blood cells — a …


Fertiliser bumps up rainforest emissions of CO2

Adding fertiliser to tropical rainforest soils increases the amount of greenhouse gas carbon dioxide they release, …


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