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Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Posted Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:30:00 GMT by Emma McNeil

In Punta del Este, Uruguay this month the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) gathered to discuss the world's tobacco industry. The Conference agreed on a number of strategies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Posted Sun, 21 Nov 2010 10:58:01 GMT by Lucy Brake

A recent U.S. study has discovered that CO2 injected deep underground could bubble up to the surface and contaminate aquifers supplying drinking water.

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:03:01 GMT by Steve Humphreys

Following the announcement of a $4million project to combat food insecurity in South Asia, this article looks at some of the aims of the project and the background to food insecurity in the region.

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

Posted Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:25:09 GMT by Julian Jackson

Autistic children learn from interacting with drumming little robot: KASPAR is a limited child. He can smile, blink, and move his head and arms, and play his drum, but that's about all. Even he has friends though: autistic children love to play with him. That's because KASPAR is a robot. But unlike real children he won't get bored, or fight, or take their toys away.

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

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Babies are all meant to be the same!

Posted Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:31:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Malaria cure at last on the horizon

Posted Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Of mice and men-and wheels

Posted Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pathogens find new hosts as Arctic ice melts

Posted Sat, 01 Mar 2014 07:20:01 GMT by Julie Cook

The essence of animal bodies - bacterial cooperation

Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:38:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pollution grows in China

Posted Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:31:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Blue Eyes are Stone Aged

Posted Mon, 27 Jan 2014 07:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Coastal Use and Enjoyment

Posted Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:55:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Health improving or are new pollutants more hazardous?

Posted Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:14:48 GMT by JW Dowey

25th April - World Malaria Day

Posted Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:15:26 GMT by Michael Evans

Successful HIV vaccine on the horizon?

Posted Thu, 29 Sep 2011 10:19:01 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Success seen in African vaccination campaign against meningitis

Posted Thu, 09 Jun 2011 15:19:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Doctors could be held responsible for patients driving with cognitive impairments

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 08:49:00 GMT by Nikki Bruce

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

Posted Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:25:09 GMT by Julian Jackson

US air cleaner but 50% of Americans breathe dirty air still

Posted Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:33:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

CVD prevention gaps found

Posted Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:51:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Tumour aggression linked to breast cancer patients' stress

Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2011 12:55:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Childhood abuse raises depression risk says new study

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:28:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Review due into Australian Stem Cell Research Legislation

Posted Wed, 16 Mar 2011 22:45:00 GMT by Nikki Bruce

Three million babies and mothers lives could be saved in poorer countries

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2011 06:17:00 GMT by Martin Leggett