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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Drug-resistant bacteria found in Canadian grocery store squid

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:30am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Bug found in Chinese grocery in Canada, the first of its kind discovered in a food product Drug-resistant bacteria found in squid Researchers in Canada have discovered an antibiotic-resistant bacteria for the first time in a food product- raw squid found in a Chinese grocery store- widening the potential exposure for consumers, according to a report published by the US Centres ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531016/drug-resistant-bacteria-found-canadian-grocery-store-squid
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Asteroid’s bad timing wiped out unlucky dinosaurs, says UK researcher

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:49pm by GDN

    ... at the bottom of the food chain. Dinosaur biodiversity rose and fell throughout their time on earth over 150 million years. Brusatte said he suspected that, given a few million years more, the large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561298/asteroids-bad-timing-wiped-out-unlucky-dinosaurs-says-uk-researcher
  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Bacteria that 'eats' odour could bring end to smelly toilets in China

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in winter. The micro-organisms also needed food to survive, Yan said. "The effect will be limited in a flush toilet. The more waste in a toilet, the better the result," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548233/bacteria-eats-odour-could-bring-end-smelly-toilets-mainland-china
  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mainland research suggests that graft may have a physiological basis, and that some people's brains are hard-wired for bribery Is corruption all in the mind? Would you accept a bribe or recoil from it? Mainland scientists say the answer might lie in part of the left brain, prompting debate over whether drugs or therapy could fight the tendency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545137/corruption-all-mind
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quest for cheap, easy medicine monitor may be over as scientists develop simple home dosage test

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Colour-coded system using camera may end quest for cheap, easy pill dosage monitor Home test to stop drug overdoses developed Scientists have created a molecule that glows red or blue, depending on drug levels in blood, as the basis for a home test to prevent patients accidentally overdosing. After contact with a drop of blood, the molecule's colour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528824/quest-cheap-easy-medicine-monitor-may-be-over-scientists-develop-simple
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Queensland university develops ‘super banana’ for Africa

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... food," said project leader Professor James Dale. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) project, which is backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hopes to see conclusive results ... said the highland or East African cooking banana was a staple food in East Africa, but had low levels of micro-nutrients, particularly pro-vitamin A and iron. "The consequences ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534170/queensland-university-develops-super-banana-africa-gates-foundation-help
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Researchers create new rung on DNA ladder, offering hope of new drugs

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:57pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Researchers call the insertion of synthetic materials into E coli's genome a milestone which may hold key to new drug treatments Scientists create ... experimenting with so-called unnatural base pairs, or UBPs, saying they may hold the key to new antibiotics, future cancer drugs, improved vaccines, nanomaterials and other innovations. Until now, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507750/researchers-create-new-rung-dna-ladder-offering-hope-new-drugs
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly subjects of scientific study

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... station food". The twins are aged 50. Scott Kelly has volunteered to spend an entire year aboard the International Space Station beginning next March, along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1521346/identical-twin-astronauts-scott-and-mark-kelly-subjects-scientific-study
  9. News - China - SCIENCE

    A diet of worms: Chinese volunteers spend 105 days eating creepy crawlies in space experiment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:37am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Researchers have spent more than three months living in a sealed lab to simulate growing their own food away from Earth Worms 'best diet' ... be the main source of protein during long space missions. The idea of using the animals as one of the main sources of food to sustain astronauts met with resistance in the West after scientists from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517052/scientists-tackle-final-frontier-worms-space
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Asteroid that killed dinosaurs 66 million years ago ‘also cooled earth’

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:14pm by NYT

    ... Plants had trouble getting enough light to photosynthesise, causing a wide-scale collapse of the food web. At the same time, the surface of the planet began to cool. The impact winter did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512173/asteroid-killed-dinosaurs-66-million-years-ago-also-cooled-earth

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