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WIPO recognises developing world rights

The World Intellectual Property Organization has adopted a fresh agenda that recognises the rights and needs of …


US centre boosts technology ventures

A new US academic centre will encourage students to undertake business ventures supporting sustainable growth in …


Parasitic worm uses sugar to fool immune system

The worm that causes schistosomiasis escapes the human immune sytem by distracting it with sugars, say researchers.


'Gene screen' speeds up Leishmaniasis detection

A 'gene screening' technique could help researchers determine Leishmaniasis host and parasite species faster, …


Sudan to launch "1,000 Wells for Darfur"

The discovery of a lake under northern Darfur has prompted an initiative to fund well-drilling in the region.


Islamic fund created to secure food in Niger

Islamic states have agreed to donate US$370 million to Niger over the next five years to combat desertification …


Bacteria 'could be recruited to attack malaria'

Scientists have identified bacteria that live in mosquitoes that could be used as a method of malaria control.


Chimp test signals hepatitis vaccine progress

A hepatitis C vaccine candidate can induce an immune response in chimpanzees, signalling progress in the quest for …


Anti-cancer agent offers sleeping sickness hope

African sleeping sickness could be treated with an anti-cancer agent, according to researchers.


Malaysia to lead South-South collaboration

South-South cooperation will receive a boost with plans for a Malaysian-based centre for scientific networking and …


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