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GM Corn Study Retracted By Journal After Much Scrutiny
2013-12-01 05:56:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Controversial research which linked genetically modified (GM) corn to cancer and premature death in rats has been retracted by a food safety journal after the study’s authors refused to withdraw the paper. The study, which was originally published by the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology 14 months ago, claimed rodents had developed tumors and experienced multiple organ failures after consuming GM corn produced by St....

2013-11-29 23:01:56

Transparency Market Research published a new "Commercial (Conventional and Biotech/GM) Seeds Market for Soybean, Corn, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/unconventional-gas.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency...

Amazon Rain Forest Drought Resistant
2013-11-14 13:25:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the Journal of Climate claim the Amazon rain forest may be more resilient in its ability to cope with dry conditions than previously believed. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Colorado State University used a computer model to demonstrate that the Amazon rainforest may be able to withstand periods of drought better than what previous climate models had predicted. During the study, researchers removed...

2013-10-30 23:20:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Commercial (Conventional And Biotech/GM) Seeds Market For Soybean, Corn, Cotton And Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018. London (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The commercial seeds market can be segmented based on ownership into proprietary seeds and non-proprietary seeds. Proprietary seeds are seeds owned and marketed exclusively by a company and accounted for over 85% of the market...

2013-09-23 23:21:06

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Seed Treatment Market – Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research ”Seed Treatment (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and...

Earthworms Can Survive And Recover After Stress From 3-week Drought
2013-09-19 13:20:17

American Society of Agronomy Earthworms are a welcomed sight in many gardens and yards since they can improve soil structure and mixing. But they are hard to find in the drier soils of eastern Colorado where water and organic matter is limited. Adding earthworms to fields where they are not currently found could help enhance the health and productivity of the soil. In areas where droughts are common, though, can earthworms survive? A new study suggests that they can. Earthworms use...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.