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Latin America Analysis: Environmental policy and deforestation

When it comes to the environment, there is no dialogue between civil society, the scientific community, government …

21/02/13

Latin America Analysis: The challenge of training scientists

In addition to programmes for training abroad, Latin America needs measures and organisations for the promotion of …

24/01/13

New hope in war against deadly wheat fungus

Wheat crops resistant to the fungus Ug99, which threatens global wheat supplies, have been developed by a …

19/03/09

Open access papers used more in developing world

Developing country scientists cite open access papers more than restricted ones, suggesting they enhance their …

24/02/09

Q&A: The growing promise in South–South scientific collaboration

Jacob Palis, president of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, talks about shared responsibility and a rosy future …

14/05/08

'Prevention better than treatment' in malnutrition

Preventive rather than recuperative nutrition programmes are best for tackling child malnutrition, a study has …

26/02/08

Crop biofuels 'create carbon debt'

Two new research papers indicate that biofuel production can carry an unrecognised cost by indirectly increasing …

15/02/08

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