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First China-India Climate Change Study Released

First China-India Climate Change Study Released

China and India, two of the top three carbon emitters in the world, have released a joint report on the practical measures that can be taken to address climate change.

Japanese Astronauts To Drink Yakult In Space

Japanese Astronauts To Drink Yakult In Space

Yakult will go where no other probiotics drink has gone before – into outer space!

US$12 Million In Grants Awarded For Neglected Diseases

US$12 Million In Grants Awarded For Neglected Diseases

Japan’s Global Health Initiative Technology Fund has committed US$12 million in grants for neglected diseases and a potential tuberculosis vaccine.

The Future Of Life Science With Agilent Technologies

The Future Of Life Science With Agilent Technologies

The Young Scientist Forum organized by Agilent Technologies will take place at the University of Melbourne on March 28 and Biopolis Singapore on April 29.

China, UK Pledge US$33 Million For Climate Change Program

China, UK Pledge US$33 Million For Climate Change Program

Building on five years of partnership, China and the UK have committed US$33 million to research in low carbon solutions.

Japan Successfully Launches Rainfall-Tracking Satellite

Japan Successfully Launches Rainfall-Tracking Satellite

The satellite launched by the Japanese space agency will provide detailed weather information and aid in the prediction of rain and snowfall.

Global Partnership To Fight Infectious Disease Launched

Global Partnership To Fight Infectious Disease Launched

A global initiative was launched last month to accelerate progress toward a world safe and secure from the threat of infectious disease.

Stem Cell Breakthrough Called Into Question

Stem Cell Breakthrough Called Into Question

A startling new finding that acid treatment can create stem cells has come under intense scrutiny by the scientific community.

India Needs Grassroots Innovations, Say Scientists

India Needs Grassroots Innovations, Say Scientists

Grassroots innovations could help India’s economic development, scientists say.

NSF Reports US Lead In R&D Shrinking, Trails Asia

NSF Reports US Lead In R&D Shrinking, Trails Asia

The United States’ leadership in science and technology was chipped away by Asian nations during the last decade, according to a new NSF report.