News file for: Bangladesh
The monoclonal antibody m102.4 prevents death in primates infected with Nipah virus even when administered 5 days after infection.
Gender imbalances in science and technology participation throughout Asia are a missed opportunity to capture the potential of the best scientists, says Ms. Danièle A. Castle.
The Fifth Assessment Report warns that climate change will threaten food and water security, especially for Asia.
Bangladeshi and Chinese scientists have jointly sequenced the buffalo genome, raising hopes of using the genetic information to improve milk and meat production.
A flood-tolerant hybrid rice that improves yields in India by almost half has been found to benefit marginalized people living in flood-prone areas.
Tripling tobacco tax globally would prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers say.
A new study has shown how a specific mutation in the SLC24A5 gene provides evidence of shared ancestry of Asians with Europeans.
Researchers have tested more than 10,000 babies in China, some as young as 12-months-old, for autism.
Despite its high poverty level, Bangladesh has achieved lower infant mortality rates compared to India, Pakistan and Nepal.
A study of more than 18,000 people in Bangladesh has established a link between rice consumption and arsenic exposure and toxicity.