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New dengue viral host genes identified

BY : | 2007

Singaporean scientists have identified new host genes linked with the dengue virus, possibly leading to creation of drugs to treat the disease.Researchers at the Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases and the Genome Institute of Singapore, led by...

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Iraqi detainees face religion-based rehab

BY : | 2007

Detainees in Iraq are being introduced to religious-based rehabilitation in hope of reducing their extremist views.Similar programs in Singapore and Saudi Arabia use Muslim clerics to rebut extremist views while a program in Yemen was closed in 2005...

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'Lab-on-a-chip' bird flu test is developed

BY : | 2007

Singaporean scientists have developed a miniaturized device that can detect the highly pathogenic avian flu virus H5N1.Researchers at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and the Genome...

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China opposes anti-missile system in Asia

BY : | 2007

China says the development by the United States, Australia and Japan of an anti-missile system could destabilize the Asian region.The deputy chief of the Chinese Army, Gen. Zhang Qinsheng, made the claim at an Asia-Pacific defense conference being...

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China, United States to have 'hotline'

BY : | 2007

China and the United States have agreed to set up a hotline to handle security emergencies, it was announced Saturday.The hotline agreement was disclosed at the Sixth Asia Security Summit by Zhang Qinsheng, a senior Chinese military official.The...

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