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Unprecedented ozone hole opens over Arctic

An unusually prolonged period of extremely low temperatures in the stratosphere has resulted in an unprecedented depletion of Earth’s protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring Continue reading “Unprecedented ozone hole opens over Arctic” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 4th, 2011
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Green way to clean computers

Scientists have come up with “green” solutions to remove digital waste from computers. For instance, old or rarely used files deplete precious storage space, bog down a computer’s efficiency and More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 15th, 2011
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Energy-consuming light bulbs to go out in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong administration proposes to phase out energy-inefficient incandescent light bulbs to conserve Continue reading “Energy-consuming light bulbs to go out in Hong Kong” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, August 14th, 2011
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Thousands protest against chemical plant in China

Thousands of residents staged a protest and scuffled with police Sunday morning in the northwestern port Continue reading “Thousands protest against chemical plant in China” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 12th, 2011
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Now bugs that mop up mercury spills

Scientists have engineered bugs that are not only resistant to high levels of mercury but can also mop up Continue reading “Now bugs that mop up mercury spills” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 11th, 2011
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Paper money contaminated with bisphenol A

Currency notes may be contaminated with the toxic substance bisphenol A (BPA), known to cause male Continue reading “Paper money contaminated with bisphenol A” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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Kerosene to combat African snails in Kerala

First sighted in Kerala about five years ago, Giant African Snails have now become a permanent headache Continue reading “Kerosene to combat African snails in Kerala” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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Abused chicks likely to grow into bullies

Chicks, bullied by the older birds, tend to perpetuate the same behaviour themselves when they come of age. Continue reading “Abused chicks likely to grow into bullies” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
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Mumbai oil spill decreasing, say officials

Indian defence and maritime authorities Monday said the oil spill from the sunken ship Rak Carrier has Continue reading “Mumbai oil spill decreasing, say officials” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 8th, 2011
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Mumbai oil spill decreasing: Defence ministry

Indian defence and maritime authorities Monday said the oil flow from the sunken ship Rak Carrier Continue reading “Mumbai oil spill decreasing: Defence ministry” »  More...