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Vaccine proves effective against hepatitis E

Clinical trials of a new hepatitis E vaccine, developed in China, suggest it is safe and effective in healthy ...

02/09/10

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Universal DNA barcode proposed for plants

A genetic 'barcode' proposed for plants should improve knowledge of plant distribution while striking a blow against illegal loggers.

10/08/09

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Schistosomiasis worms sequenced

New drugs to fight schistosomiasis could be on the way now the genomes of two worms that cause the ...

21/07/09

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African sheep help diagnose disease

Blood from the African hair sheep has proven an ideal medium for laboratory tests to identify pathogens that cause ...

17/07/09

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Canada links up with developing country researchers

Developing world researchers will team up with Canadian counterparts to tackle a variety of problems such as disease modelling.

19/03/09

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Climate change linked to decline in Asian monsoon

Climate change may be affecting the Asian monsoon cycle, according to an analysis of ancient Chinese stalagmites.

29/12/08

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Researchers find new use for biomass

Scientists have created a catalyst that converts a common form of biomass into a chemical with a variety of ...

14/10/08

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China rejects emissions caps in climate plan

China has released its first plan to combat climate change, promising to control greenhouse gases but rejecting caps on ...

04/06/07

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Polluted air ‘triggering drought’ in northern China

Researchers say particles of air pollution are causing a reduction in rainfall in the mountains of northern China.

09/03/07

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Did monsoon shift cause civilisations to collapse?

Weak winter monsoon rains may have contributed to the downfall of civilisations on opposite sides of the world.

04/01/07

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Satellite data-sharing to benefit poorer nations

A new data-pooling system will make data from satellites run by China, Europe and the United States available for ...

29/11/06

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China sets up rules to combat scientific misconduct

China has drawn up a much-needed legal framework to tackle the problem of scientific misconduct.

10/11/06

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