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Asia-Pacific scientists urged to 'get their hands dirty'

Scientists must abandon their "ivory towers" to help solve challenges such as climate change, the …


GM mosquito wild release takes campaigners by surprise

Biosafety campaigners say the first release of GM mosquitoes into the wild, on the Cayman Islands, should have …


UK science society network to go global

A network of UK science societies aims to reach out to similar societies around the world to help development.


Biosafety meeting 'must address GM insects'

Experts have called for the Nagoya biosafety meeting to start discussing the risks related to field testing and …


Will GM mosquitoes end dengue and malaria?

While great advances have been made in the lab, GM mosquitoes are still a long way from being airborne, reports …


Mali to rear malaria-resistant GM mosquitoes

A laboratory that has opened in Bamako, Mali, is set to rear GM mosquitoes that could help wipe out malaria.


Cheap diabetes test developed in Vietnam

An easy-to-use test to predict risk of type 2 diabetes in Vietnam could be used in other developing regions, said …


Scientists find sweet solution for disease surveillance

Scientists have found honey-soaked paper to be a simple method for catching blood-sucking insects to help monitor …


Global agricultural alliance sets its research agenda

The Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases has decided on a way forward following a meeting in …


Glaxo to share malaria drug data

GlaxoSmithKline announced yesterday that it will provide open access to 13,500 promising malaria drug candidates.


Harsh criticism for WHO's drug access ideas

A long-awaited WHO report on boosting the developing world's access to drugs has disappointed those who wanted …


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