Insecticide risk map exposes threat to aquatic life

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The global threat that insecticides pose for aquatic biodiversity has been revealed in a recent modelling study that pinpoints areas at greatest risk. The mapping exercise conducted by the researchers reveals that aquatic life in water bodies within 40 per cent of the global land surface is at risk from insecticides running off the land.

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GM cow milk ‘could provide treatment for blood disease’

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Paulo Rebêlo 15 July 2004 Source: SciDev.Net[RECIFE] Researchers in Brazil are attempting to create genetically modified cows whose milk could be used to produce drugs to treat blood disorders such as haemophilia, an inherited disease which results in blood not clotting properly. If successful, th…
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