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Poor countries to benefit from vaccine fund

An international health alliance has launched a scheme to speed access to cheap vaccines against rotavirus and …

30/11/06

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Global computer grid links far-flung African scientists

African scientists at home and abroad will soon be able to stay in touch via a powerful computer network.

24/11/06

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Methane levels 'can be controlled', say researchers

Methane levels in the atmosphere have recently stopped rising, indicating that changes in human activity could …

22/11/06

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Universities urged: 'share benefits of health research'

Top scientists and students have petitioned the WHO to call for open access to academic health research so that …

17/11/06

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Nanotech membrane cuts costs of water treatment

A new nanotech membrane could bring sustainable, affordable clean water supplies within the reach of developing …

14/11/06

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WHO calls for cheaper TB tests for developing world

In a call for cheaper TB testing, the World Health Organization has underlined the large market for the technology …

27/10/06

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Energy from deserts could supply Europe

Solar energy captured in deserts in the Middle East and North Africa could meet the region's electricity needs — …

26/10/06

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Internet brings US experiments to African students

Students at three African universities will soon be using the Internet to manipulate laboratory equipment …

24/03/05

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Rising sea levels are inevitable, say researchers

Stabilising emissions of greenhouse gases won't stop sea levels and global temperatures from rising faster than …

21/03/05

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Tsunami quake 'increased risk of further disasters'

The earthquake that led to last year's tsunami caused geological stress that greatly increased the risk of another …

17/03/05

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Cooking with wood 'contributes to climate change'

Scientists say widespread burning of wood and dried manure for cooking should be considered an important factor in …

07/03/05

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World 'needs global R&D health treaty'

A petition submitted to the World Health Organization calls for an international treaty on health research and …

01/03/05

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