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25 February – 03 March 2019   Pakistan to internationalize its research publishing and higher education sector A high level delegate visited Pakistan during an event to interact with national universities and research journals. Pakistan topped in research out put among developing countries during 2018. Find source   Thousands of scientists are backing the kids striking …

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04 – 10 March 2019   Sewage reveals levels of antimicrobial resistance worldwide Sewage can reveal the occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among healthy populations, an international study shows. Find source Gene identified that increases risk of antibiotic reaction Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk for a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to vancomycin. Find …

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25 February – 03 March 2019   University of California boycotts publishing giant Elsevier The mammoth University of California (UC) announced that it will stop paying to subscribe to journals published by Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher. Find source     Night-vision ‘super-mice’ created using light-converting nanoparticles The particles bind to photoreceptors in the eyes …

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New Issue Published Vol6(2)

We are excited to announce the release of our Vol 6 Issue 2. This time in our multidisciplinary reads you can read articles on Forensic entomology; Human cryptosporidiosis; Human phylogenetic study on basis of 46 ancient mitochondrial genomes; meta-analysis on rice leaf spot disease in Punjab and Protein engineering of CeIR for enhanced expression.   …

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18 – 24 February 2019   ‘Reprogrammed’ stem cells to treat spinal-cord injuries for the first time Approval from Japanese regulators means that trials of induced pluripotent stem cells can begin later this year. Find source   Gene-edited animal creators look beyond US market Tired of regulatory confusion and a lack of funding, some US researchers …

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11 – 17 February 2019   Major medical journals don’t follow their own rules for reporting results from clinical trials A study finds that papers describing the results of clinical trials often fail to properly report outcomes. Find source   Indian payment-for-papers proposal rattles scientists Researchers say the policy could intensify existing issues with research quality …

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04 – 10 February 2019   Web of Science is coming to Pakistan Web of Science shall interect with more than 100 Pakistani universities and journals at a conference to focus on transforming the research ecosystem in the country.  Find source   Indian government to boost stipend for early-career scientists The Indian government announced last week …

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28 Jan – 03 Feb 2019   Indian court’s decision to uphold GM cotton patent could boost industry research Indian scientists have welcomed a supreme court ruling that reinstates a patent on GM cotton that had been quashed by a lower court. Find source   Gene modified chickens 'lay medicines' Researchers at the University of Edinburgh's Roslin …

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Web of Science Conference

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We are very excited to annouce that Advancements in Life Sciences and Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab, Lahore are organizing one day Web of Sciences conference entitled "International Scholarly Publishing from Pakistan" at National Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology, Lahore on 11th March 2019 collaboration with HEC.  This is a …

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21 - 27 January 2019   Japan’s approval of stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injury concerns scientists Japan has approved a stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injuries. The event marks the first such therapy for this kind of injury to receive government approval for sale to patients.  Find source   CRISPR-baby scientist fired by university Investigation by Chinese authorities finds …

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