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Nutrition's potential to save sight

While 20/20 vision is a symbol of visual acuity, between now and the year 2020, more and more people will experience some extent of vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other sight-robbing diseases.

dateJul 01, 2010 in Health
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Engineering bacterial cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two teams of Oxford University researchers led by Professors Judith Armitage and David Stuart have made the first steps towards being able to engineer a bacterial cell that can sense and respond to novel ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Predicting bioavailable cadmium levels in soils

New Zealand's pastoral landscapes are some of the loveliest in the world, but they also contain a hidden threat. Many of the country's pasture soils have become enriched in cadmium. Grasses take up this toxic heavy metal, ...

dateApr 15, 2014 in Environment
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