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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong researchers develop flower that can withstand sub-zero temperatures

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 06:35pm by LO WEI

    ... at temperatures below zero Celsius. They genetically modified the plant, Arabidopsis, by adding extra DNA to promote production of the protein and achieved the freeze-tolerance result. "We wanted ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hazardous level of trace metals in Hong Kong’s air as scientists warn of health crisis

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:40pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... heightening the risk of genetic conditions that can be passed on to future generations. Scientists warn that without tighter environmental regulations, high trace metal levels could lead to a public ... these days about the possible health impacts of smog. "Some researchers fear that some genetic damage will be passed down to the next generations, and it will be difficult in a few decades from ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese Academy of Sciences loses recruit over air quality fears

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... a researcher with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, told the China Youth Daily. Wang, who works with the academy's Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, where the position was offered, ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Study links fungicide to bees' decline

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... emerged in 2006. The report, by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Agriculture, suggested a complex mix of problems. It blamed parasites and disease, genetics, poor ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Apples grow black in China's 'Coal City'

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 04:02pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com An apple a day will not be keeping the doctor at bay. Such is the case, at least, in the infamously polluted coal town of Huailai county, Zhangjiakou, sometimes known as "Coal City" of northern China's Hebei province. Villagers say apples that grow here have “genetically” adopted a permanent blackish tone instead of their once ...

  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore company uses DNA tests to fight global trade in illegal timber

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... genetics. The weakest link in timber supplies is between the forest and the sawmill, where stolen timber can be added to legitimate wood. In sawmill yards, too, logs from illegally cleared forests ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US aquariums look to catch and import wild whales from Russia

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... would not publicly discuss their permit application. But in the application, the seven-year-old facility said the whales would add genetic diversity to the current population of captive beluga ...



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