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Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...des food growing, trade, storage and distribution, inputs and finance -- is at risk. "Is the agro-ecosystem resilient? Can farmers adapt? Does the community have assets? Are there institutional safety nets?" asks Fraser. If "no" is successively the answer to these four questions, the crisis has a progre...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

... convincing the public that you need to have these inputs to produce food," she said....

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

... convincing the public that you need to have these inputs to produce food," she said....

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

... they eat. This centre will contribute critical inputs to the national nutrition policy, similar to what is now happening only in Australia. V. Mohan, MDRF president says that the effort is not to malign rice or any other traditional food choice but it will help to identify the right diet scientificall...

One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report

... and rice seeds, fertilizer and other agricultural inputs to prepare for the next cropping season," said Hen... will be seeking funding for critical agricultural inputs and food assistance....

Tibetans to Introduce Organic Farming

...-exile here. The model villages will receive all inputs in the process of organic conversion ranging from training programmes and exposure tours of organic farms, besides procuring seeds and making eco-friendly compost. "If all the major agriculture settlements have a model village, it would raise both ...

Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water Causes Cancer in Mice

... The NTP began work on this compound after gaining inputs from the public and a panel of scientific experts about the study design. The study findings were announced at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences....

Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India

...erts and the participants will provide us valuable inputs so that we can intensify our fight against tobacco and cancer. Source-PIB...

India to Collaborate With International Vaccine Institute

...d, it will enable the country to provide relevant inputs to the direction and priorities of the IVI, which would be beneficial to India, officials said. GPL/V...

South African Farmers Turn to Organic Farming

...needed, locking him into a vicious cycle of rising inputs costs. Nourished by compost made of cow manure, bird droppings, mulched apple and other natural ingredients, the soil now boasts a richer moister texture, and, Prevost maintains, his fruit has "better legs" to withstand extreme weather. Fruit far...

A Project to Map the Health Care Needs of a District in Kerala

...details of children and their disease history. The inputs will be recorded by field agents on their PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants) and sent to a central database. Thus we will have a medical history of what exactly has been achieved in that place till now and we will have it on record for ready referenc...

Fashion Fraternity Turns Socially Conscious

...er for crafts like chikan, zardozi and dhurie with inputs in design from Meera and Muzaffar Ali. Their team trained at the National Institute of Design (NID) and the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). Source-IANS...

Bladder Pacemaker For Incontinence

...ontracting," Grill said. "We stimulate the sensory inputs in the spinal cord to orchestrate either the inhibition or activation of urination. "This illustrates an important principle: we can use the 'smarts' of the nervous system to orchestrate control of complex functions," he said. A similar approac...

Cochlear Implants in Both Ears Enables Better Hearing

... their brains took a very long time to combine the inputs from the two ears.' Yet, the fact they learned to do so points to the brain's adaptability, or 'plasticity,' she adds. 'It reveals that the brain is still open to input from an ear that was deaf for a very long time.' Litovsky emphasizes that her g...

Kerala to Promote Medical Tourism With Road Shows Abroad

...e CII (Confederation of Indian Industries) to give inputs to the draft of the policy and when we announce it shortly we would become the first state in the country to have such a policy," Tourism Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told reporters here Monday. He said the aim of the policy for the next five yea...

Diabetic Population – Highest in Indi

..., having only 59.3 million diabetics. Other key inputs in the publication were reports on diabetes-related complications and cost assessments. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness, renal failures, lower limb amputation, and cardiovascular diseases and of course for some, it is the main c...

Study Offers Window into Human Behavior, Brain Disease

... that suggest they play a role in analyzing sparse inputs and sending rapid output signals, further supporting the idea that they may impact behavior. It's possible, says Seeley that scientists will be able to figure out what these neurons normally do. But it won't be easy. "These are such abstract brai...

Two Day International Conclave on Traditional Medicine Inaugurated

...ensual approach on regulation of TM, can be useful inputs for IRCH. Shri Shiv Basant, Joint Secretary AYUSH welcomed the delegates. In his keynote address Dr. Nityanand, former Director, CDRI Lucknow brought out the issues, which could be addressed in the International Conclave. These are: Standardization, ...

Breeding success by delving into the honey bee sex gene

...ich is a sex determiner in honey bees. These novel inputs can indeed be ploughed back into formulation of improved methods to breed honeybees, who are effective pollinators of crops that are valuable to the economy. The findings of Zhang and collaborators are published in a special issue of Genome Research...

NSET recognizes needs related to engineered nanoscale materials

...d agree upon major EHS research needs. It reflects inputs from the Federal regulatory agencies and describes the EHS research and information needed to enable sound risk assessment and risk management decision making," said Dr. Clayton Teague, Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office. "...

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