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Scientists call for changes in stem cell legislation

July 26 : Leading stem cell scientists from across Europe are today lobbying European government in an attempt to get embryonic stem cell legislation in Europe changed.  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, July 25th, 2007
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Research Councils launch strategy to boost global reach

July 25 : From groundbreaking research on rapid climate change to the design of the world’s first sustainable city, the UK’s research community has an excellent record of working  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
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Medicines being diverted for drug abuse: UN official

June 26 : India faces a problem of medicines being diverted for drug abuse and the smuggling of such drugs to neighbouring countries is also a serious issue, says a senior UN official.  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
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Global drug abuse stabilizes for first time in decades: UN

June 26 : The illegal production, trafficking and consumption of drugs worldwide has stayed stable for the first time in decades, a UN agency reported Tuesday.  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2007
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WHO to implement new strategy on diseases of poverty

June 22 : The World Health Organization (WHO) based Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) has adopted a new strategy for strengthening and expanding research to prevent and control More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2007
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EU move against mercury should be adopted in India: NGO

June 22 : A Delhi-based environmental group Friday welcomed the European Union (EU) Parliament’s resolution to ban mercury trade which causes environmental pollution, and urged the Indian government to do More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2007
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New international health regulations to enter into force tomorrow

June 14 : The revised International Health Regulations (IHR) will enter into force on Friday. The regulations consist of a comprehensive and tested set of rules and procedures, which  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
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BBSRC launches policy to share research data

New ways of making sure that UK scientists can make the most of the huge amounts of data coming out of bioscience research are outlined in a policy published  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 30th, 2007
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Indian Pharmaceutical Policy referred to ministerial panel

April 30 : The draft National Pharmaceutical Policy has been referred to a Group of Ministers (GOM) though no timeframe has been set for its finalisation, Lok Sabha was informed Monday.  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 13th, 2007
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Scheme gives new researchers a leg-up

A scheme that helps new bioscience researchers to set up their own labs and establish a track record in research has been given an overwhelming vote of approval in a new survey of participants and heads of university More...