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UK warns of huge cost of not tackling climate change

Tackling climate change now will cost far less than dealing with its impacts, warns an imminent report from the UK …

04/10/06

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Central African states to enact science plan

Science ministers from Central African nations have pledged to implement an Africa-wide plan to boost scientific …

03/10/06

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Cutting emissions without an economic slow-down

An accountancy firm has worked out how to sustain economic growth in emerging economies while cutting carbon …

03/10/06

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Africa-wide facility to fund science takes shape

Options for designing a facility for funding African research will be presented to the continent's science …

26/09/06

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US$3 billion pledged to fight climate change

One of Britain's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Richard Branson, is committing billions towards research into renewable …

22/09/06

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El Niño study could improve African weather forecasts

Research into the link between El Niño events in the Pacific Ocean and changing temperature in the Atlantic could …

21/09/06

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Treating parasitic worm could increase malaria risk

Research in Madagascar has found evidence that giving people drugs against a parasitic worm may worsen malaria …

31/08/06

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Bird flu protein's 'pocket' could inspire better drugs

A newly discovered detail of the H5N1 bird flu virus's structure that could be exploited to make new, targeted …

16/08/06

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Rising temperatures spell fire, drought and forest loss

Researchers have warned that climate change will lead to greater risks of drought, wildfires and forest loss in …

15/08/06

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H5N1 and human flu 'hybrid' does not spread

Researchers have created various combinations of the H5N1 bird flu virus and a human flu virus, but say none could …

02/08/06

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Volunteer computing to study malaria's spread

Volunteers around the world will be able to contribute to a study of malaria in Africa simply by donating some of …

18/07/06

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Bird flu found at least three ways to enter Nigeria

A genetic analysis of H5N1 bird flu viruses from Nigeria's first three outbreaks shows that the virus arrived …

05/07/06

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