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Honey Bees Tracked With Tiny Radar Antennae
2013-07-29 04:41:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of biologists are outfitting honey bees with miniature radar antennae, hoping to discover how the insects are being impacted by controversial pesticides known as neonicotinoids. According to Richard Gray, Science Correspondent with The Telegraph, researchers from Rothamsted Research in the UK and the Free University in Germany are gluing lightweight radar transponders to the bees' backs as part of their research. The...

2013-04-23 12:33:51

AMSTERDAM, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Committee's far reaching conclusions will be used to direct industry and international bodies on achieving a sustainable global supply chain "As we consider the rapidly expanding world population and the ever increasing demand for an abundant, healthy, and affordable food supply; it will be essential for industry, government, and other stakeholders to find new innovative ways of working together to yield sustainable agricultural solutions for the...

2013-01-22 04:20:31

YORK, England, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A major new international food safety training facility, aimed at improving compliance with EU food import standards, is being launched today by The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) and analytical equipment manufacturer Waters(®) (NYSE: WAT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/NE31586LOGO ) A significant proportion of food safety incidents reported in the EU are due to imports, therefore ensuring the legal...

2012-06-12 22:20:27

LONDON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) based in York, U.K., and Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) based in the U.S. have today announced that they will open a new laboratory-based training facility, combining their respective regulatory, scientific and industry expertise to help solve the global food safety challenge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/NE31586LOGO ) According to a recent report from the European...