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to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing - Reuters

to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing - Reuters | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Trade Organization in a filing published on Friday.
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to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing - Reuters

to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing - Reuters | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Trade Organization in a filing published on Friday.
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Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease | Environment | The Guardian

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease | Environment | The Guardian | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Experts on high alert for Xylella fastidiosa, believed to be spread by froth known as cuckoo spit
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How the Potato Changed the World | History


Brought to Europe from the New World by Spanish explorers, the lowly potato gave rise to modern industrial agriculture
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Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped

Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another.
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Chinese man fails breathalyser on eating durian fruit

Chinese man fails breathalyser on eating durian fruit | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Police in China are warning people eating durian and driving may make them fail breathalysers.
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Watch a Flower That Seems to Remember When Pollinators Will Come Calling - The New York Times

Watch a Flower That Seems to Remember When Pollinators Will Come Calling - The New York Times | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A colorful Peruvian plant dispenses its pollen according to a savvy, memory-based system, new research suggests.
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Newly Discovered Sea Creature Fossil Named After Cthulhu

Newly Discovered Sea Creature Fossil Named After Cthulhu | Popular Science | Scoop.it
H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu has been honored with the naming of a new species of primordial, many-tentacled sea cucumber.
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The Worst Disease Ever Recorded

The Worst Disease Ever Recorded | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A doomsday fungus known as Bd has condemned more species to extinction than any other pathogen.
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Animal with an anus that comes and goes could reveal how ours evolved

Animal with an anus that comes and goes could reveal how ours evolved | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The warty comb jelly is unique among animals, because its anus completely disappears when it has finished defecating
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Doctors Confirm 'Semi-Identical' Twins Born From One Egg and Two Sperm

Doctors Confirm 'Semi-Identical' Twins Born From One Egg and Two Sperm | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that such twins are extraordinarily rare.
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Blue Whales' Migrations Depend on Their Memories

Blue Whales' Migrations Depend on Their Memories | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A clever new study shows that blue whales lean on their memory to guide their epic migrations.
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DeepMind AI breakthrough on protein folding made scientists melancholy

DeepMind AI breakthrough on protein folding made scientists melancholy | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Machine learning is changing biology. Harvard’s Mohammed AlQuraishi discusses how academic researchers can cope.
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Type A blood converted to universal donor blood with help from bacterial enzymes

Type A blood converted to universal donor blood with help from bacterial enzymes | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Approach could revolutionize blood donation and transfusion
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Why Bt Brinjal Is a Hit in Bangladesh

Why Bt Brinjal Is a Hit in Bangladesh | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Bangladeshi politicians, unlike their Indian counterparts, have defended the country's agricultural scientists and supported farmers who wanted to adopt the improved brinjal seeds.
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Need a little luck? Here’s how to grow your own

Need a little luck? Here’s how to grow your own | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A 2019 Intel ISEF finalist used a plant hormone and extra fertilizer to boost the numbers of multi-leafed clovers — including lucky four-leafed plants — she could reliably grow.
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Bubonic plague outbreak: Plane passengers quarantined after couple die from disease - World News - Mirror Online

Bubonic plague outbreak: Plane passengers quarantined after couple die from disease - World News - Mirror Online | Popular Science | Scoop.it

The man, 38, and his pregnant wife, 37, are thought to have fallen ill after hunting and eating contaminated marmot in Mongolia
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BBC - Future - Why 'plant blindness' matters — and what you can do about it

BBC - Future - Why 'plant blindness' matters — and what you can do about it | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A phenomenon called "plant blindness" means we tend to underappreciate the flora around us. That can have disastrous consequences not only for the environment, but human health.
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Genetic mugshot recreates faces from nothing but DNA

Genetic mugshot recreates faces from nothing but DNA | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The best model yet of how genes affect face shape will one day give police DNA photofits of suspects – and allow us to gaze into extinct humans' faces
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New human species found in Philippines

New human species found in Philippines | Popular Science | Scoop.it
There's a new addition to the family tree: an extinct species of human that's been found in the Philippines.
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The Revolutionary Discovery of a Distributed Virus

The Revolutionary Discovery of a Distributed Virus | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A plant virus distributes its genes into eight separate segments that can all reproduce, even if they infect different cells.
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Watch The Moment Single-Celled Life Evolves Into Multicellular Life

Watch The Moment Single-Celled Life Evolves Into Multicellular Life | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The transition between single-celled life and multicellular life is one of the most important evolutionary “level-ups” to occur in the game of life (then a
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How the Icefish Got Its Transparent Blood and See-Through Skull - The New York Times

How the Icefish Got Its Transparent Blood and See-Through Skull - The New York Times | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Research shows how the Antarctic blackfin icefish differs from its close relatives on the genetic level.
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The joy of growing extinct plants | Life and style | The Guardian

The joy of growing extinct plants | Life and style | The Guardian | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Some plants can no longer survive in the wild, but hand-pollinated seeds allow them to live on in your home patch, says James Wong
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This spud’s for you: A breeding revolution could unleash the potential of potato

This spud’s for you: A breeding revolution could unleash the potential of potato | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Hybrid breeding, and new genes from wild relatives, promise to climate-proof a key crop for food security
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