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WIPO recognises developing world rights

The World Intellectual Property Organization has adopted a fresh agenda that recognises the rights and needs of …

04/10/07

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US centre boosts technology ventures

A new US academic centre will encourage students to undertake business ventures supporting sustainable growth in …

28/09/07

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Parasitic worm uses sugar to fool immune system

The worm that causes schistosomiasis escapes the human immune sytem by distracting it with sugars, say researchers.

12/09/07

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Islamic countries 'dragging their feet' on science plan

The Organization of the Islamic Conference needs to accelerate its implementation of its ten-year science plan, …

11/09/07

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'Gene screen' speeds up Leishmaniasis detection

A 'gene screening' technique could help researchers determine Leishmaniasis host and parasite species faster, …

15/08/07

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Islamic fund created to secure food in Niger

Islamic states have agreed to donate US$370 million to Niger over the next five years to combat desertification …

19/06/07

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Bacteria 'could be recruited to attack malaria'

Scientists have identified bacteria that live in mosquitoes that could be used as a method of malaria control.

18/05/07

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Chimp test signals hepatitis vaccine progress

A hepatitis C vaccine candidate can induce an immune response in chimpanzees, signalling progress in the quest for …

15/05/07

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Climate change threatens Indonesian agriculture

Climate change is likely to decrease rainfall and put Indonesian rice production at risk, researchers predict.

09/05/07

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Malaysia to lead South-South collaboration

South-South cooperation will receive a boost with plans for a Malaysian-based centre for scientific networking and …

27/04/07

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UN hunger targets may increase water burden

Developing countries need a huge increase in water supply if they are to meet the Millennium Development Goal on …

13/04/07

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'Doomed' mosquitos could cut dengue infection rates

Mosquitoes modified to produce inviable young could cut mosquito populations and therefore rates of mosquito-borne …

27/03/07

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