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Therapeutic vaccines: a new hope for chronic diseases?

Vaccines for non-infectious illness could help developing nations tackle the growing burden of chronic disease. …

23/07/08

US$40 million funding boost for African researchers

UK-based medical charity the Wellcome Trust will inject almost US$40 million into training scientists in …

15/04/08

Asia Pacific research to benefit from Australian aid

The Australian government has announced that will invest more than US$18 million annually into research in the …

01/04/08

Journals team up to highlight poverty and health

Research journals have joined forces to draw attention to the role science can play in alleviating poverty and …

23/10/07

Antimalaria vaccine candidate rolls towards success

The earlier promise shown by a potential vaccine against malaria is fulfilled in a particularly vulnerable infant …

19/10/07

UK body to coordinate climate change teamwork

A coordinating body will oversee cooperation between UK agencies involved in climate change research in developing …

05/10/07

Experts highlight 'lack of interest' in mental health

The mental health sector is under-resourced in developing countries, despite a high burden of mental disease, say …

11/09/07

Soil degradation issues 'swept aside', say experts

More attention must be paid to the global degradation of land and its impact on climate change and food security, …

07/09/07

Carbon dioxide could make grasslands 'unusable'

Research has shown that increased levels of carbon dioxide encourage woody shrubs to replace grass in grasslands, …

30/08/07

Brown haze 'heating up' South Asia

The brown clouds of pollution over the Indian Ocean are contributing as much to atmospheric warming as greenhouse …

07/08/07

Human action 'changing rainfall' in developing world

Humans are responsible for changing rainfall patterns observed in many developing countries, say climate scientists.

31/07/07

Better biofuel uses best of both worlds

Scientists have combined biological and chemical methods to create a high-energy biofuel that can be produced more …

21/06/07

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