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This is the second in a series of stories showcasing the innovative things Ontario farmers are doing on their farms to improve the environment – in honour of Earth Day.Tough...

Food and Farming Canada   23 hours ago

Researchers have assessed skull measurements from eastern and western bands of Cherokee, and found that environmental stressors may have affected their skull development.

Medical News Today   1 day 4 hours ago

This is the week we mark Earth Day, on Tuesday to be exact.Many of us give a bit more thought to the environment this week or do a few extra things to mark this day. And those are...

Food and Farming Canada   1 day 22 hours ago

A way of making hundreds - or even thousands - of tiny robots cluster to carry out tasks without using any memory or processing power has been developed by engineers at the...

Medical News Today   2 days ago

Farm Bill Erik Wasson reported yesterday at The Hill’s On the Money Blog that, “Top House Republicans on Thursday pressed departing Health and Human Services Secretary...

FarmPolicy.com   5 days ago

Ethanol has seemed to have a run of bad luck lately.  First, it hit the blend wall, the maximum of 10% of the total motor fuel supply.  Then the recession curtailed...

farmgate   5 days ago

The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found interesting new information in a study on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson's disease.

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with...

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

A survey of emergency contraceptive pills in Peru found that 28 percent of the batches studied were either of substandard quality or falsified. Many pills released the active...

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

Ancient DNA adds a twist to the story of how barnyard chickens came to be, finds a study to be published April 21 in the journal PNAS. Analyzing DNA from the bones of chickens...

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

Research from North Carolina State University finds that impurities can hurt performance -- or possibly provide benefits -- in a key superconductive material that is expected to...

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

Seeds that sprout as soon as they're planted may be good news for a garden. But in the wild, a plant whose seeds sprouted at the first warm spell or rainy day would risk disaster....

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

For years, companies have been adding whiteners to laundry detergent, paints, plastics, paper and fabrics to make whites look 'whiter than white,' but now, with a switch away from...

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

Harvard neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head.Myelin, the electrical insulating material long known to be essential for the fast...

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

Bits of plant life encapsulated in molten glass by asteroid and comet impacts millions of years ago give geologists information about climate and life forms on the ancient Earth....

EurekAlert!   5 days ago

For the past 20 years, researchers have published soil organic carbon sequestration rates. Many of the research findings have suggested that soil organic carbon can be...

EurekAlert!   5 days ago