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Climate threatens birds, says new bird report

Climate changes will have an increasingly disruptive effect on bird species in all habitats, with oceanic and Hawaiian birds in greatest peril, according to a new report on the state of birds released March 11 by U.S. Secretary ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Ecology
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Tainted milk shows China's food safety challenges

(AP) -- The resurfacing of tainted milk products in China highlights the challenges of policing the food supply in a country where close ties between local authorities and companies hamper regulation while ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Health
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FDA: BPA affects children; exposure should be limited

After earlier statements that declared bisphenol A safe for all uses, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that BPA affects human development and said it is working to take the chemical out of infant formula ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in Health
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Scientists turn stem cells into pork

(AP) -- Call it pork in a petri dish - a technique to turn pig stem cells into strips of meat that scientists say could one day offer a green alternative to raising livestock, help alleviate world hunger, ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Biotechnology
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