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Bioweapons-a new trend in emerging sciences (Part-II)

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Part-II Basically different biologists have defined this term in different ways; 1: Bioweapons are the biological agents derived from the living organisms that are capable of infecting and causing both sickness and death in people, animals and plants. 2: Bioweapons sometimes are called biowarfare which means that intentional use of microorganisms or toxins derived from living organisms of as an act of war or political violence with intent to cause death or disease in human, animal or in…Read More

Bioweapons-a new trend in emerging sciences

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Basically different biologists have defined this term in different ways; 1: Bioweapons are the biological agents derived from the living organisms that are capable of infecting and causing both sickness and death in people, animals and plants. 2: Bioweapons sometimes are called biowarfare which means that intentional use of microorganisms or toxins derived from living organisms of as an act of war or political violence with intent to cause death or disease in human, animal or in plants (1…Read More

World moot for focused approach on life sciences, health, agriculture

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: As public health concerns are the main objective of states across the world including Pakistan, experts at an international conference widely stressed the need for ensuring effective implementation of biosafety and biosecurity concepts on a global scale and proposed to strengthen the research standards, besides focusing on developments in life sciences in the last century, health, environment and agriculture. The three-day conference Emerging Trends in Life Sciences…Read More

PARC organises 15th world soil sciences congress

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STAFF REPORT ISB: To modernize the national agricultural research system of Pakistan, investment in research and development activities of agriculture sector and education is pre-requisite for enhancing productivity and to produce skilled manpower to bring food security on sustainable basis in the country. In the light of natural disasters and rapid loss of good agricultural land, a national soil policy for conservation and rational use of land resources is essential, Dr. Nadeem, Member (…Read More

Pakistan, US need to tap expertise in life sciences

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STAFF REPORT KHI: There is a major opportunity to exploit the exciting advances in life sciences, which the scientific community in Pakistan should seize. It is being driven by the rapid advances in information technology and genetic sequencing. Thus, it is about people and knowledge that can be transformed and accessed at a relatively low cost.These views were expressed by Terence Taylor, the International Council for Life Sciences (ICLS), while talking to media here. He was recently in Karachi…Read More

Pakistan needs to promote space sciences

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) Chairman, Major General (retd) Ahmed Bilal believes that if interest in the space sciences is not developed at the school level, then the country’s space programme will face lack of human resource in future. Thus, space sciences should be introduced in the curriculum to produce quality minds to run Pakistan’s space programme.According to him, with the promotion of space sciences, Pakistan will be able to…Read More

Nokia, djuice join h and s for app sciences

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Nokia Pakistan and djuice have joined hands to start a series of developer workshops with an aim to provide training focused on S40 devices. As part of this initiative, a workshop has recently been held at Telenor’s Regional Head Office, Islamabad.On the occasion, Faisal Iqbal, a mobile specialist at Orison Technologies, imparted training to the participants and shared the details of development tools available for game development with QML.Talking about the partnership,…Read More

Pakistans life sciences market gaining attraction

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is a growing market for life sciences and biotechnologies, and a country where the same have great potentials for beneficial social, economic and health impacts. Multilateral cooperation of Pakistan with international partners such as European Union (EU) could significantly increase the footprint of this impact.These views were expressed by Prof. Maurizio Martellini, Secretary General of the Landau Network-Centro Volta and Prof. of Theoretical Physics at the University…Read More