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Health: Two sides of traditional medicines

Traditional remedies have always been controversial — lauded by their users and scrutinized by science. The CLS synchrotron lately has been the tool of choice to study these preparations for Dr. Kenneth Reimer, a professor ...

dateAug 21, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Poaching puts pressure on Malayan tiger

A Malaysian government plan to double its population of endangered Malayan tigers to 1,000 through tighter protection is under threat due to persistent poaching, a conservation group warned Tuesday.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Ecology
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Africa's last rhinos threatened by poaching

Decades of conservation efforts to save rhinos are coming undone, as surging demand for their horns in Asian traditional medicine has spawned a vast criminal trade powered by poaching.

dateMay 07, 2012 in Ecology
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