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France to vote against EU renewal of weedkiller

France will vote against a proposal by the EU Commission to renew the licence for glyphosate, the active ingredient in one of the world's most widely used weedkillers, Monsanto's Roundup, a government source said Wednesday.

dateAug 30, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Shining a spotlight on the machinery of life

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen have developed a technique for directly observing how enzymes and other biomolecules go about their work, with potentially significant medical ...

dateAug 28, 2017 in Biochemistry
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New green solvent could help clean our air

French researchers have patented an eco-friendly liquid mixture that could help trap harmful pollutants from the air. The non-flammable solvent contains urea and choline salt, a common ingredient in chicken feed, says Leila ...

dateAug 24, 2017 in Materials Science
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