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Spicy Cuisine Originated in Mexico 1,500 Years Ago

... a major town on the river of the same name, whose cultivated fields evidently extended to the slopes of the piedmont below Guila Naquitz and Silvia's Cave. "In the cave deposits, we can see excellent documentation for the sophistication of the agriculture and the cuisine at this point in time. You don't gro...

Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity

...y 1.2 million hectares of our agricultural land is cultivated wit drip irrigation system and sprinklers, whereas the potential is 690 lakh hectares," said Nimbalkar. "Such systems are limited to horticulture and should be extended to the rest." In a country like India where 80 percent of water is used up by...

This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'

... the grips of narcotic drugs. Cannabis is widely cultivated in many regions of the world. Propelled by the huge demand for this drug, its makers have altered the potency of the drug to give the consumer an intense high. This has led to an increase in the number of takers for this drug. Naturally, there ha...

Climate Change Threatening to Wipe Out Wild Relatives of Key Crops

...h plant breeders use to improve the performance of cultivated varieties. Wild crops are a valuable source of genes that are necessary to boost the ability of cultivated crops to resist pests and tolerate drought, he said. The reliance on wild relatives to improve the...

Fire Ants are Emerging Nuisance for Virginians

...live or dead, and are known to damage more than 50 cultivated plants such as corn, sorghum, and soybeans by feeding on germinating seeds. The fire ants can also damage developing fruit and flower buds on tomatoes and other plants. "They also pose a problem for young or debilitated livestock," Miller added. "A c...

Medical Marijuana to Be Legalized

...be limited to possessing no more than 2½ ounces of cultivated pot or 12 growing plants. The patients would also need to get a registration card from the state Health Department. It has been seen that people like Mark Braunstein, a paraplegic needs marijuana every three days or so to control the pain and sp...

Doctors Encouraged to Say, “I’m Sorry,” to Patients inUS

... The idea defies a long tradition in which doctors cultivated a godlike image of infallibility and rarely owned up to their mistakes. Research has actually shown that being upset with a doctor's behavior often plays a bigger role than the error itself in patients' decisions to sue. The softer approach has ...

British Scientists Grow Part of a Human Heart from Stem Cells

...His team extracted stem cells from bone marrow and cultivated them into heart valve cells. Discs of heart valve tissue were obtained in turn from them. Later in the year, these will be implanted into animals such as sheep or pigs to see how well they fare. Dr Stephen Minger, a stem cell expert at London...

Let Blind Eyes Be Opened - Stem Cell Therapy and Aniridia

...ve or dead donors, or the patients themselves, and cultivated in lab dishes. Once they attain a sheet like growth, they are transplanted into the cornea of the patient and held down with amniotic membranes sourced from donated placentas. The membrane dissolves within 2 to 3 weeks and within a few months the...

Unknown Species of Bacteria Among a ‘zoo’ of Them on the Human Boy

...aken from the forearms of six men and women. They cultivated the microbes by isolating genetic material and analyzing sequences of DNA, using a powerful forensic technique. Four of the volunteers were followed up several months later; the researchers detected an additional 65 microbes, bringing the total cl...

Gene-Altered Foods -Still Not Sure

... decade after genetically altered crops were first cultivated in the continent//, Americans still remain ignorant and disinclined towards them. According to a survey sponsored by The Pew Initiative for Food and Biotechnology, the last five years have seen little change in the depth of knowledge on the subject....

Gene-Altered Foods ? Still Not Sure

... decade after genetically altered crops were first cultivated in the continent//, Americans still remain ignorant and disinclined towards them. According to a survey sponsored by The Pew Initiative for Food and Biotechnology, the last five years have seen little change in the depth of knowledge on the subject....

Newly Cloned Wheat Gene May Boosts Foods' Nutrient Contents – Says A Researc

...d the research team was surprised to find that all cultivated pasta and bread wheat varieties analyzed so far ha...itional value of a large proportion of our current cultivated wheat varieties," he said. "Furthermore, this discovery provides a clear example of the value and im...

Can Cannabis Cause Madness?

...weed plant has been started extensively, it can be cultivated as an indoor plant under the lamps without soil. The drug cultivated now is found to contain more than 20 times of THC than the one cultivated 30 years before. The dr...

British Scientists Doubt Delhi Doctor’s Stem Cell Claim

...cting a clear liquid, containing millions of cells cultivated from a human egg, into a bicep or base of the spine. Shroff said her embryos were obtained with consent. Researchers in Britain say stem cell therapies are a decade away. They add that in the West and advanced economies of Asia, there are legal con...

Protection against Alzheimer’s could be as simple as drinking green te

...uds of an evergreen bush Camellia sinensis, widely cultivated in Asia. Green tea enjoys worldwide consumption due to the innumerable health benefits associated with it. The herb, originally used for mental stimulation by monks has also been used for treatment of cold, cough and other breathing disorders. Furth...

Virus to treat brain tumor

...t killing tumor cells. The successful viruses were cultivated for many generations on brain tumor cells, cloned to have more tumor killing capacities, and capacities lessened to infect non-tumor cells. The scientists found the VSV strain that can be replicated through their genetic code carried in their RNA. T...

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