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Panama-based scientist wins cooperation award

A leading Panama-based scientist is being recognised by The American Association for the Advancement of Science …


ICRISAT headquarters to remain in India

The International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is to keep its headquarters in India …


Indian science minister goes back to work

Murli Manobar Joshi has resumed his position as India's science minister after the Prime Minister refused to …


Indian Ocean coral calamity looms

New research suggests that corals in the Indian Ocean that were devastated by sea warming following the 1998 El …


Cash injection for Asia-Pacific health research

Collaborative studies on key health concerns in the Asia-Pacific region are to receive £12 million as part of a …


Indian row over 'pesticides in soft drinks' claim

Coca Cola and Pepsi have denied claims by the New Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment that their drinks …


Southeast Asia faces extinction catastrophe

New research suggests that up to two fifths of Southeast Asia's plants and animals may disappear within the next …


US boosts biosafety in developing countries

The United States Agency for International Development has given US$14.8 million to a consortium of professionals …


Asian monsoon linked with world climate

A newly discovered long-term link between the Asian monsoon and the North Atlantic climate could affect …


India rejects GM food aid

India has rejected a shipment of food aid from the United States because it might contain genetically modified food.


Syngenta drops plans for Indian rice venture

The Swiss-based agricultural biotechnology firm Syngenta has pulled out of a controversial joint research project …


Indian-born scientist to head top physics institute

The Indian-born physicist Katepalli R. Sreenivasan has been named as the new director of the Abdus Salam …


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