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Modified bacteria spot arsenic

Gut bacteria genetically modified to glow when they sense arsenic could be used to detect contaminated water, a …

02/10/03

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Pan-African maths institute opens its doors

An institute that seeks to reduce the flight of scientific talent from Africa by becoming a 'centre of excellence' …

18/09/03

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Banana lab opens in Uganda

A laboratory devoted to improving bananas through biotechnology will open today in Kampala, Uganda.

22/08/03

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Malaria drugs alter pesticide resistance in mosquitoes

Drugs used to combat malaria in humans make mosquitoes more susceptible to some insecticides and more resistant to …

05/08/03

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Researchers profile malaria's proteins

Scientists are a step closer to identifying around 1,000 new proteins in the malaria parasite, which could help …

01/08/03

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Population growth 'main threat to global biodiversity'

Controversial new research suggests that the world's growing population is the dominant threat to biodiversity.

25/07/03

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Seed bank raises hopes of Iraqi crop comeback

Plant research in Iraq could soon be revived with the help of a collection of seed samples currently held by …

17/07/03

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‘Double punch’ malaria vaccine offers new hope

A new vaccine approach that delivers a 'double punch' could give the immune system an edge against malaria, AIDS …

28/05/03

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Feedback could warm climate fast

The 21st century could see more warming, more quickly, than was previously estimated, according to a new approach …

23/05/03

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Turning Bangladesh's water woes around

Tom Clarke reports on Bangladesh's efforts to tackle its devastating cycle of flooding and drought.

20/03/03

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Asia's arsenic crisis deepens

New cases of arsenic poisoning in India suggest that a crisis in the sub-continent could extend much further than …

17/02/03

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Newborns might help malaria kids

Transfusions of blood from newborns' umbilical cords could save children who are acutely ill with malaria.

20/11/02

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