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Bangladesh flood forecast ignored

Bangladesh can forecast floods three days in advance, but lack of shelters led to a heavy toll.

06/07/12

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Bangladesh cuts funds for science research, education

Bangladesh says cuts in annual budgetary allocation for science research and education will not affect the sector.

05/07/12

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Coconut and mango waste could help power Asia

American researchers say a waste product from crops like coconuts and mangos could help meet electricity needs in …

22/03/12

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Scientists identify genetic vulnerability to arsenic-related cancers

Researchers estimate that up to a third of the Bangladeshi population is genetically susceptible to …

07/03/12

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Model to predict cholera outbreaks earlier, better

A new cholera prediction model can warn of outbreaks 11 months in advance and also describe the possible severity.

14/02/12

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US to help Bangladesh study earthquake risks

Bangladesh’s proneness to major earthquakes is to be studied under a new five-year project.

09/12/11

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Air pollution causing stronger cyclones, study finds

South Asia's atmospheric brown cloud, caused by aerosol emissions, is leading to more destructive cyclones.

07/11/11

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Natural sediment may shield groundwater from arsenic

Natural sediment that mops up arsenic may keep deep groundwater cleaner than was thought, a study finds.

10/10/11

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Plastic bottles could clean arsenic-contaminated water

Plastic bottles coated in a common chemical can cheaply and effectively rid water of arsenic, a study has found.

07/09/11

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Bangladesh and the Netherlands to share flood research

Bangladesh and the Netherlands will work together to counter threat of severe floods.

28/07/11

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Climate-friendly kilns could reduce Bangladesh's emissions

The UN Development Fund has announced plans for climate-friendly brick kilns to reduce Bangladesh's emissions.

08/07/11

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