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Space technology to speed up TB detection

Technology originally conceived for space exploration could provide faster and more accurate testing for …

04/10/07

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Gates foundation gives US$280 million to fight TB

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate US$280 million to fund several initiatives to fight tuberculosis.

19/09/07

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Donor agencies risk 'piecemeal' capacity building

Short-term projects, narrow focus, and the competitive funding process threaten sustainable development projects, …

14/09/07

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Quake survival, not foresight, needed, say experts

People in earthquake-prone cities need education and stronger buildings, not just early warnings and disaster …

14/09/07

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Hotter Earth implicated in tropical rainfall rise

More rain is falling in the tropics, say researchers, and it could be because of rising global temperatures.

31/08/07

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Method 'extends' stockpile of bird flu vaccine

Scientists have designed a method to extend current stockpiles of bird flu vaccine, meaning more people could be …

20/08/07

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US appoints new science advisor for foreign affairs

A geneticist will become the next science advisor to the US government's State Department, which deals with …

31/07/07

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Poverty and corruption fuel tropical forest fires

Poverty and political instability undermine the effectiveness of reserves set up to protect tropical forests, …

13/07/07

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Developing world projects toast of the town

Sustainable energy projects from developing countries were celebrated at the annual Ashden Awards for Sustainable …

22/06/07

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G8 renew pledges on climate change

Leaders of the G8+5 countries have renewed pledges to tackle climate change, but have not agreed targets for …

08/06/07

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Scientists demand G8 action on climate change

Scientists from both the developing and the developed world insist that the G8 must act on climate change.

16/05/07

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Satellite data reveals seismic link to volcanoes

Satellite data on Indonesia reveal a link between earthquakes and volcanic activity, and this imaging could help …

13/04/07

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