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2013-07-25 09:52:51

New research from the University of Exeter and King's College London has shown how a population of brown trout can survive in the contaminated waters of the River Hayle in Cornwall where metal concentrations are so high they would be lethal to fish from unpolluted sites. The team believe this is due to changes in the expression of their genes. The research was funded by NERC and the Salmon and Trout Association. The researchers compared the trout living in the River Hayle with a population...

2011-02-02 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British farmers were given the opportunity to hear about the financial and technical challenges facing the industry as UBM Connect's Farmers Guardian teamed up with the National Farmers Union and consultancy firm Savills for a series of one-hour online events to present "Farming Prospects 2011 Dairy, Beef & Sheep and Arable." The event, sponsored by Keenan and BASF, comprised of three sessions - dairy, beef & sheep and arable - where a panel...

2009-01-01 14:00:52

A British man said a calendar he created from pictures of broken-down areas in his hometown has gained surprising popularity. Geoffrey Holman, 53, said the Hayle, England, calendar, which includes pictures of an abandoned supermarket and a garage site that has fallen into disrepair, was meant as a parting shot against the Penwith District Council, which will be dissolved in April and replaced with the Cornwall unitary authority, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. For years I have been...

2008-06-27 00:00:00

Cockerels living on West Cornwall land have been allowed to continue doing what they do best. Penwith District Council has dropped its investigation into a complaint that poultry owned by Jeff and Pam Trevaskis at Connor Downs, near Hayle, were too noisy. Mr and Mrs Trevaskis, who have kept chickens for 30 years, thanked local media for highlighting the case. They said: "We are pleased to say a representative from Penwith visited us to inform us that no further action would be taken and...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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