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Melting ice gains weight in sea-level rise

Researchers suggest that meltwater from continental ice could be the main cause of global sea-level rise linked to …

25/03/04

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Clinical trials still face gaps in ethical review

A quarter of clinical trials carried out in the developing world do not undergo ethical review in the host …

01/03/04

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Chinese cure for jaundice worked out

Researchers have discovered how a herbal remedy for jaundice works at a molecular level, opening up new avenues …

05/01/04

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Global effort to tackle water scarcity gets underway

A multi-million dollar research consortium has been launched to investigate how more food can be produced with …

06/11/03

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Initiative to join dots between health and environment

Scientists and economists around the world are teaming up to assess the impacts of climate change and biodiversity …

26/09/03

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New study backs up recent global warming

The lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere has gradually warmed up over the past 25 years according to a new …

12/09/03

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Threatened species left unprotected

Hundreds of species under threat of extinction have been left out of the global network of protected areas, …

11/09/03

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Mexican skulls help to track first Americans

New research has found that a small group of Mexicans has distinct origins from the majority of modern …

04/09/03

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Climate change spurs Amazonian plant growth

Climate change over the last two decades has resulted in a burst of plant growth around the world, particularly in …

06/06/03

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Risk communication critical in SARS control

Rigorous public health measures — including the communication of risk to the public — are crucial in controlling …

07/05/03

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MSF to launch drug discovery project

Médecins sans Frontières is teaming up with public sector research institutes around the world to …

30/04/03

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Climate science 'must be translated for policy makers'

The world's poorest countries have been urged to tailor information for decision makers if they are to adapt …

24/04/03

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