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Thursday 03 September, 2015

Thousands of chickens, ducks culled in India

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Thousands of infected chickens, ducks and emus have been culled at a state-run poultry  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Plants boost healing power of anti-fungals

Certain plant compounds could help prescription drugs fight severe fungal infections in a more  More...

Typical groundwater animals such as turbellaria, rotifiers, water mites and crustacean are perfectly adapted to their habitat: they measure mostly less than 1 mm, are blind, transparent and long-living. Picture: Hahn/Universit├Ąt Koblenz-Landau
By BioNews On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Only healthy groundwater ecosystems provide clean groundwater

Two thirds of drinking water in Germany is obtained from groundwater.  More...

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By IANS On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Lethal new breed of mosquitoes discovered

Entomologists have discovered an unknown but potentially dangerous malaria-transmitting mosquito in western Kenya  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Date palm leaves can help purify waste water

Date palm leaves can help remove chemicals like pharmaceuticals and dyes  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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3-D Time-Lapse Imaging Captures Twisted Root Mechanics for First Time

Using an advanced 3-D time-lapse imaging system, a group of  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Rotting grain has deprived food to 80 million people in India

An estimated 36,000 tonnes of grain has gone bad at the various storage facilities  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Agriculture is the direct driver for worldwide deforestation

A new synthesis on drivers of deforestation and forest degradation was published  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Technology for making wood-substitutes developed

A technology for making substitutes for wood from natural fibres like coir and jute for making furniture has been developed in Kerala, an official said.  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Soon, tastier tomatoes with vintage flavour and quality

Scientists have discovered the genes that influence flavour and colour in wild and traditional tomato varieties  More...