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CSIRO scientists join fight to save 'Tassie devil'

... understanding and managing the disease and set an agenda for future research and management. “The aim is to stop the disease in it tracks and we want to bring our experience of controlling infectious diseases to the research community involved to help achieve this,” Dr Hyatt said. A chemist and Sp...

Anti-herpes treatment reduces HIV levels in women infected with both viruses

... high on international HIV prevention and research agenda as exciting trial findings are published Treating women who are infected with both the HSV-2 and HIV viruses with anti-herpes treatment can reduce the amount of HIV in the blood and genital secretions, according to the results of a trial published t...

Biologists call for better choice of model organisms in 'evo-devo'

...nity we need to clarify our objectives and set the agenda for future studies."...

Music genes and musical geniuses

...a and the University of Bologna. It is part of the agenda of the second edition of the Festival of Music and Genetics, taking place from May 12 to 22, 2007 ( www.musicagenetica.it ). The topics of the meeting are various: from the research of genes responsible for our becoming great pianists (or, on the co...

DOE publishes research roadmap for developing cleaner fuels

...rgy (DOE) today released an ambitious new research agenda for the development of cellulosic ethanol as an alternative to gasoline. The 200-page scientific "roadmap" cites recent advances in biotechnology that have made cost-effective production of ethanol from cellulose, or inedible plant fiber, an attaina...

Biofuels researcher searches for new sources

... Energy announced this month an ambitious research agenda for developing cellulosic ethanol. The Department of Energy called it in a news release "a renewable, cleaner-burning, and carbon-neutral alternative to gasoline" and "an economically viable transportation fuel." "Montana farms produce 10 million t...

UN review shows need to halt destructive fishing practice

...End Conference in Los Cabos, Mexico, to develop an agenda for maintaining healthy oceans. The conference recommended a U.N. moratorium on high seas bottom trawling and helped spawn the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition - an alliance of nearly 60 international environmental and conservation organizations campa...

Five surprising facts about starvation that could change the international agenda

...Finally, Gross and Webb state that the development agenda must tackle child wasting in order to make a lasting impact on human well- being. "The problem of wasting needs to be addressed wherever it is identified, not just in emergencies," says Webb. "Wasting in emergencies represents the tip of the iceberg,...

Study finds that nutritionally enhanced rice reduces iron deficiency

...gricultural research agenda, and the rice research agenda in particular, away from quantity and toward better-quality food. This may be the start of a nutritional revolution--a very appropriate follow-on from the Green Revolution and one that is desperately needed by millions of the world's poor and undern...

South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn

... and refocus them into priorities and a manageable agenda for national governments? "So far, however, most work on Inter-linkages has been undertaken at the global rather than regional or national levels. Recognizing the importance of cooperation at the regional level between Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay--...

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