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Achievement of an outstanding Bangladeshi Scientist, Prof. Taher Saif at University of Illinois

Achievement of an outstanding Bangladeshi Scientist, Prof. Taher Saif at University of Illinois

Dhaka 5th August,  ’14. A team of engineers has developed a class of tiny bio-hybrid machines that swim like sperm, the first synthetic structures that can traverse the viscous fluids of biological environments on their own. Led by Professor Taher Saif, the University of Illinois Gutgsell Professor of mechanical science and engineering, the team published its wo

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GNOBB wishes all its members and well wishers a very happy and Joyous Eid

GNOBB wishes all its members and well wishers a very happy and Joyous Eid

GNOBB wishes all its members and well wishers a very happy and Joyous Eid. 

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Excellence Everywhere: A Resource for Scientists Launching Research Careers in Emerging Science Centers.

Excellence Everywhere: A Resource for Scientists Launching Research Careers in Emerging Science Centers.

GNOBB members will be pleased to  read a message received from Dr. Arthur G. Fitzmaurice, Ph.D., AAAS,  Science & Technology Policy Fellow (AFITZMAU@nsf.gov>. The message comprises a very good news  that  the U.S. National Science Foundation has published a book entitled,”Excellence Everywhere: A Resource for Scientists Launching Research Careers in

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Outstanding Achievement of a Bangladeshi Expatriate Scientist

Outstanding Achievement of a Bangladeshi Expatriate Scientist

Outstanding Achievement of a Bangladeshi Expatriate Scientist

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Circumventing boron toxicity to ensure enhanced yield of wheat in Australia

Circumventing boron toxicity to ensure enhanced yield of wheat in Australia

In the 3rd July, ‘14  issue of Nature wheat breeders at  the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus have reported that they have identified the genes in wheat that control boron tolerance  significantly. This discovery will help wheat breeders advance more rapidly new varieties for increased yields

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Acid-Catalyzed Autohydrolysis Helps Improve Sugar Recovery from Wheat Straws

Acid-Catalyzed Autohydrolysis Helps Improve Sugar Recovery from Wheat Straws

Dhaka 9th July, 2014. In their joint research project, scientists from Technical University at Bursa in Turkey and North Carolina State University, USA recently carried out a comparative study between autohydrolysis and acid-catalyzed autohydrolysis of wheat straw. The object of the present study was to determine and understand the impact of acid addition in overall sugar recov

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The general impact of overexpression of GmPIP1;6 gene

The general impact of overexpression of GmPIP1;6 gene

GmPIP1;6 is a valuable gene for genetic engineering to improve soybean yield and salt tolerance. Recent study on the role of this gene suggests that it may be a multi-functional aquaporin involved in root water transport, photosynthesis and seed loading.

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Journalist Roundtable on Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh

Journalist Roundtable on Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh

Dhaka 9th July,  2014. USAID Bangladesh organized a special Journalist Roundtable about Bt brinjal in Bangladesh on July 8, 2014 at Dhaka. The theme of the discussion was Bt Brinjal: The Myths and Realities.Mark Lynas, an expert on environmental issues and consultant for Cornell University (USA), spoke about the potential benefits of Bt b

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Acid-Catalyzed Autohydrolysis Helps Improve Sugar Recovery from Wheat Straws http://www.sciencedirect com/science/article/pii/S0960852414009353. Researchers from Bursa Te

Acid-Catalyzed Autohydrolysis Helps Improve Sugar Recovery from Wheat Straws http://www.sciencedirect com/science/article/pii/S0960852414009353. Researchers from Bursa Technical University, Turkey and North Carolina State University recently jointly conducted a comparative study between auto-hydrolysis and acid-catalyzed auto-hydrolysis of wheat straw. The goal of the present study was to determin

Researchers from Bursa Technical University, Turkey and North Carolina State University recently  jointly conducted a comparative study between auto-hydrolysis and acid-catalyzed auto-hydrolysis of wheat  straw. The goal of the present study was to determine and understand the impact of  addition of acid on overall sugar recovery from wheat for biofuel production.

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Drought resistant barley variety developed at John Innes Centre by Hardwood’s Group

Drought resistant barley variety developed at John Innes Centre by Hardwood’s Group

Dhaka 7th July. Through genetic engineering, Dr. Wendy Harwood and her colleagues at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK developed a barley variety more susceptible to water deficit, i.e.,  a variety characterized by stomata which closed more readily when water was scarce. In other words, this mechanism enabled the newly evolved variety to  retain the pl

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Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak

Eid-ul-fitr Mubarak...

GNOBB wishes all its well wishers and readers a heartiest greetings for Eid-ul-fitr. May this special day brings peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone. Eid Mubarak! Read More

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah

Combating viruses with RACK1: Congr...

GNOBB would like to express its heartiest congratulations to Dr. Hemayet Ullah for his recent publication on identification of functional inhibitor compounds of scaffold protein RACK1 that could inhibit the Herpe Read More

Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawar Sultana received Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award for outstanding research

Drs. ABMM Khademul Islam and Munawa...

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd - a Leading pharmaceutical industry of the country started Samson H Chowdhury Memorial Award to recognize two young scientists of the country in each alternate year since 2013 for their Read More