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US$600 million grant to study genetics and health

Researchers have received major funding to study the genetics of disease-causing organisms and how people's …

22/12/05

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'Infinite' supply of arsenic in Bangladeshi water

Arsenic in Bangladesh's water supply could come from surface sources rather than deep underground, meaning that …

16/12/05

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Single genetic change 'can multiply TB risk by seven'

Researchers have identified a tiny genetic change that can increase the risk of developing tuberculosis by up to …

13/12/05

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A perfect virus 'is a weak virus'

Researchers say that perfect viruses are less potent, and that this could lead to a new class of drugs and vaccines.

07/12/05

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Nanotech risks: UK launches US$8.5m research plan

In a report released last week, the UK government announced a US$8.5 million research agenda to address the …

07/12/05

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Tsunami alert system 'useless without communication'

A tsunami warning system in the Indian Ocean will only be as good as the system for communicating its warnings, a …

10/08/05

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Malaysia to aid technology transfer to its businesses

Malaysia has pledged to help local companies import technologies from abroad in an effort to boost the country's …

09/08/05

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More trees can mean less water, says report

A new report contesting the idea that trees conserve water has implications for water management schemes around …

29/07/05

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Genetic clue to drought resistant crops found

Researchers have identified a 'water efficiency' gene in plants that could help the development of …

14/07/05

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Climate change 'will set Kalahari dunes in motion'

Researchers predict that warmer temperatures will make sand dunes in southern Africa unstable, with serious …

30/06/05

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