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Chips, chocolate and coffee our food crops face mass extinction too Its not just animals, many seed crops are also endangered. So why is agrobiodiversity so overlooked? This valuable source of affordable, nutritious food could disappear if we dont act Read more: Sixth mass extinction of wildlife also threatens global food
The Guardian | 15 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sixth mass extinction of wildlife also threatens global food supplies Plant and animal species that are the foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report revealsComment: Chips, chocolate and coffee our food crops face mass extinction tooThe sixth mass extinction of g
The Guardian | 15 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Archaeologists home in on Homeric clues as Turkey declares year of Troy Work is accelerating at site on Hisarlk Hill, formerly a ruin of a ruin, and a museum will open next yearRstem Aslan, Troys chief archaeologist, grows more animated as he enters the fenced-off area just beyond the southern gate of the ancient citys ruins.
The Guardian | 15 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In a Landmark First, the U.S. Marines Now Has a Female Infantry Officer The lieutenant is the first woman to completed the grueling 13-week course
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Country diary: life and loss of a riverside meadow Sandy, Bedfordshire Once full of lambs, today the field is a thigh-high forest of vegetation and saplings rise above the jungle Down by the river is a place that five springs ago was a field full of lambs. I had spent a couple of years there acting as loo
The Guardian | 15 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Australia joins space radar mission Australia is to be the third launch partner on the UK's innovative new small radar satellite, NovaSAR.
BBC News | 15 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Researchers identify novel way to target Ebola Researchers have identified a potential new way to attack Ebola. Scientists have discovered that a protein called Tim-1 (T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain-containing protein 1) plays a key role in the development of the cytokine storm seen in the las
EurekAlert! | 16 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Predatory bacteria found in study of cystic fibrosis patients' lung microbiome Cystic fibrosis patients have a wide variety of bacteria in their lungs, including two 'predators' not detected before, according to a new study of lung microorganisms published this week in mBio®, an online open-access journal of the American Society fo
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Discovery: Bernie Sanders spider Students and a scientist at the University of Vermont have discovered 15 new species of 'smiley-faced' spiders -- and named them after, among others, David Attenborough, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
EurekAlert! | 16 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Energy harvested from evaporation could power much of US, says study In the first evaluation of evaporation as a renewable energy source, researchers at Columbia University find that US lakes and reservoirs could generate 325 gigawatts of power, nearly 70 percent of what the United States currently produces.
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