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A Test To Detect Antibiotic Resistance in Less Than 45 Minutes
News   Nov 04, 2019

Scientists are developing a low cost, rapid diagnostic sensor test which aims to show the susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics within 45 minutes.

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Geographic and Genetic Information Helps Track Elephant Poachers
News   Nov 01, 2019

A new tool uses an interactive database of geographic and genetic information to help authorities quickly identify where the confiscated tusks of African elephants were originally poached.

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Plants May Suffer From Wastewater Irrigation
News   Nov 01, 2019

A recent study suggests that oil and gas wastewater irrigation may suppress plant immune systems.

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Hazelnut's Got it Cracked!
News   Nov 01, 2019

Researchers have completed an examination of, and have released, a new cross-bred hazelnut cultivar known as ‘PollyO’, and it's becoming a hit in the US.

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Doubling Sorghum Grain Yield To Improve Food Supply
News   Oct 31, 2019

Plant scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS), in their search for solutions to global food production challenges, have doubled the amount of grains that a sorghum plant can yield.

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Toxin-testing Without the Need for Animals
News   Oct 31, 2019

Animal testing will no longer be required to assess a group of deadly neurotoxins, which could speed the development of desperately needed antivenoms.

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Avocados Are So Much More Than a Hipster Breakfast
News   Oct 31, 2019

A new study suggests that a compound found in avocados may hold the key to management of obesity.

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Are Women Exposed to Dangerous Compounds by Feminine Hygiene Products?
News   Oct 30, 2019

New research suggests that women’s feminine hygiene practices – in particular vaginal douching and use of feminine powder – may be associated with higher levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in their blood.

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Scientists Discover an Unlikely Source of Antioxidants – Tree Bark
News   Oct 29, 2019

A new study from the IKBFU laboratory suggests that alder bark may become a novel source of anti-aging and anti-disease natural antioxidants.

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Modern Man's Hometown Pinpointed
News   Oct 29, 2019

A landmark study pinpoints the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how past climate shifts drove their first migration.

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