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Invasive Plants A Problem In Europe
2014-02-03 12:51:48

Some introduced (i.e. non-native) plants become abundant, threaten species richness and the well-functioning of ecosystems, the economy, or health (plant invasion).

2012-05-23 23:02:49

Scientists continue to debate the merits of resveratrol, the so-called "miracle molecule" found in red wine, according to Heather Hausenblas, Ph.D., of the University of Florida College

2012-02-10 11:36:21

Invasive species which have the potential to destroy biodiversity and influence global change could be tracked and controlled in the same way as wanted criminals.

2011-12-05 05:00:00

According to the Weed Science Society of America, weeds threaten the native vegetation growing along millions of miles of our nation’s waterways -- undermining the ability of these "riparian"

2011-03-18 14:56:53

More than half of the world's population now lives in cities, yet we know little about how urbanization affects biodiversity.

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2009-07-30 10:30:00

Researchers at the University of Leicester have paved the way for the first ever use in Europe of an insect (biocontrol) to combat an invasive plant species in Britain.

2009-07-28 07:35:00

WINDSOR, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Popping a pill to prevent age-associated disease may sound too good to be true, but as documented in various media, including a January 25, 2009 edition of 60 Minutes, studies by independent researchers and Harvard Medical School believe they may have discovered the ticket to eternal youth through Resveratrol.

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2008-10-13 16:48:59

Scientists in Britain believe a Japanese plant-eating predator may help solve the problem of a “superweed” that is now spreading across the country.