In people suffering a common form of leukaemia, certain chromosome abnormalities in cancer cells could help predict how quickly the disease will progress. This is the result of a study conducted in

In the last seven years, the number of Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) cases in Bhutan has increased to fifteen. For a small country like Bhutan the number is considered to be a cause

Pakistan plans to set up a Geographical Information System (GIS) to monitor changes in the forest cover in the country. A ban on the commercial harvesting of forests will also be lifted for one

Devices to reduce the emissions of toxic gases from two Cameroon lakes will be put in place by a team of 10 scientists and engineers from the us , France and Japan. The emission of these

At least 20 species of South African fish are under serious threat, according to the country's environmental aff

Scientists have observed a new spindle structure, formed during cell division, says a report on a science news site on the web. Researchers at the Iowa State University in the US say the discovery

Defying international wildlife treaties, the Malawi government recently ordered officials and commercial hunters to begin the killing of Nile crocodiles. "The government has taken such a decision

Genes guide cliff swallows to select the size of colony in which they live. Charles and Mary Brown, researchers at the University of Tulsa, USA, who studied the swallows, may have scored one for

Asian floral and faunal species are threatened by fragmentation, physical alteration, habitat loss, pollution, introduction of exotic species and overexploitation of ecosystems. About 20 per cent of

San Mateo, a landfill site located in Anti