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Triple Null: New Genetically Modified Soybean A Big Benefit For Food Allergies | Science 2.0

A new soybean with significantly reduced levels of three key proteins responsible for both its allergenic and anti-nutritional effects has been created. Soybean is a major ingredient in many infant formulas, processed foods and livestock feed used for agriculture.

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Transgenic Crops: Are Two Bt Toxins Better Than One? | Science 2.0

Transgenic Crops: Are Two Bt Toxins Better Than One? | Science 2.0 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Parasites FTW: Galápagos Hawks Hand Down Lice Like Family Heirlooms | Science 2.0

Parasite is colloquially a bad word but about half of all known species are parasites and biologists have long hypothesized that the strategy of leeching off other organisms is a major driver of biodiversity.

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The Genetic Basis Of Evolved Resistance To GMO Cotton In India | Science 2.0

An international team has discovered what happens on a molecular basis to insects that evolved resistance to genetically modified cotton plants.

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Arizona, And A Living Desert Underground | Science 2.0

Arizona, And A Living Desert Underground | Science 2.0 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
JHidden underneath hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness - Kartchner Caverns, a limestone cave system known for its untouched cave formations, sculpted over...
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Kitchen Disinfectant Wipe Usage Reduces Risk Of Food Poisoning By 99 Percent | Science 2.0

Consumers can reduce the risk of Campylobacter food poisoning by up to 99.2% by using disinfectant wipes in the kitchen after preparing poultry, according to a new study...

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Why Chinese Biotech Cotton Doesn't Lead To Pest Resistance, Even Without Non-Bt Refuges | Science 2.0

Why Chinese Biotech Cotton Doesn't Lead To Pest Resistance, Even Without Non-Bt Refuges | Science 2.0 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In the United States in the 1930s, climate change and droughts and excessive agricultural practices combined to give the country a 'Dust Bowl' - as farmers became more stressed during the Depression they farmed harder, so ancient agricultural practices got left behind.

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African Rice Sequenced: A Genome To Feed The World | Science 2.0

African Rice Sequenced: A Genome To Feed The World | Science 2.0 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Researchers have sequenced the complete genome of Oryza glaberrima (African rice), which will enhance scientists' and agriculturalists' understanding of the growing patterns of African rice, as well as enable the development of new rice varieties that are better able to cope with increasing environmental stressors to help solve global hunger challenges.

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Pesticide-Resistance Of Insects Has Doubled Since 1990 | Science 2.0

Nature is always looking for new ways to stay ahead. To-date, resistance to pesticides has been recorded in more than 500 insects, 218 weeds, and 190 fungi that attack plants. 

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Arizona, And A Living Desert Underground | Science 2.0

Arizona, And A Living Desert Underground | Science 2.0 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
JHidden underneath hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness - Kartchner Caverns, a limestone cave system known for its untouched cave formations, sculpted over...
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