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2011-08-22 11:21:00

Western and Asian Councils will Represent Bahrain's Diverse Expatriate Community MANAMA, Bahrain, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives of new Western and Asian expatriate councils met on Friday, August 19 at an "East Meets West" event to discuss new ways to help Bahrain's diverse expatriate community. Each council will be an elected body of representatives that will articulate the concerns and aspirations of the expatriate community to the Bahraini government. The...

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2009-10-26 15:05:44

Genetically modified squash plants that are resistant to a debilitating viral disease become more vulnerable to a fatal bacterial infection, according to biologists. "Cultivated squash is susceptible to a variety of viral diseases and that is a major problem for farmers," said Andrew Stephenson, Penn State professor of biology. "Infected plants grow more slowly and their fruit becomes misshapen." In the mid-1990s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved genetically modified squash, which...