News file for: Pakistan

IPCC Warns Of Greater Risk To Food & Water Security

IPCC Warns Of Greater Risk To Food & Water Security

The Fifth Assessment Report warns that climate change will threaten food and water security, especially for Asia.

Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At Bay

Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At Bay

Pseudoscientific practices and unfounded scare stories pull back South Asian nations from progress, says Nalaka Gunawardene.

Experts Discuss Latest In Hematology Research At Suntec Singapore

Experts Discuss Latest In Hematology Research At Suntec Singapore

Hematology experts gathered at Suntec Singapore from March 29-30, 2014 to discuss the latest in blood disorders research.

Vintage Venoms Lose None Of Their Bite

Vintage Venoms Lose None Of Their Bite

Venoms, which are a time-capsule of disappearing biodiversity, can be stored for up to 80 years and still remain biologically active.

Two Scientists Receive CAS International Cooperation Award

Two Scientists Receive CAS International Cooperation Award

Two scientists from Pakistan and US have received the CAS Award for International Cooperation for their contribution to scientific cooperation between CAS and the rest of the world.

Study: Tripling Tobacco Taxes Could Prevent 200m Premature Deaths

Study: Tripling Tobacco Taxes Could Prevent 200m Premature Deaths

Tripling tobacco tax globally would prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers say.

Gene Mutation Links Asian & European Ancestors

Gene Mutation Links Asian & European Ancestors

A new study has shown how a specific mutation in the SLC24A5 gene provides evidence of shared ancestry of Asians with Europeans.

First Ever Global Index To Measure Wellbeing Of Older People

First Ever Global Index To Measure Wellbeing Of Older People

HelpAge International and University of Southampton professor Asghar Zaidi have developed an index to measure the wellbeing of older people.

Your Five-Year-Old Knows More About Cigarettes Than You Think

Your Five-Year-Old Knows More About Cigarettes Than You Think

A new study from the Institute for Global Tobacco Control shows the wide reach of global tobacco marketing among children aged five and six.

Asians Are Feeling Climate Change And Want To Adapt

Asians Are Feeling Climate Change And Want To Adapt

Extreme weather and hotter temperatures are reducing crop production, and Asia is struggling to adapt to climate change.