Archive: 30/01/2009

Biodiversity passes the taste test and is healthier too

( -- Cattle and sheep grazed on natural grasslands help maintain biodiversity and produce tastier, healthier meat, according to a study by the University of Exeter. The research concludes that pasture-based farming ...

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Household chemicals may be linked to infertility

( -- Researchers at the UCLA School of Public Health have found the first evidence that perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs — chemicals that are widely used in everyday items such as food packaging, pesticides, ...

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DNA in dung to reveal first true cassowary count

( -- In a world first, CSIRO scientists will use an innovative DNA technique to deliver reliable data about north Queensland’s Cassowary population and by doing so develop a greater understanding of this endangered ...

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