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Study: Pneumonia bug gained drug resistance by swapping genes

Source: Raw Story Bugs that cause childhood pneumonia and meningitis have evolved to evade vaccines by swapping bits of their genome with other bacteria, according to a study published Sunday. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, show how quickly these … Continue reading

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Feeling peckish? Try a bug

Source: SMH INSECTS are being hailed as the ultimate food – low in fat, low in cholesterol and high in minerals, with twice the protein of meat and fish. The public may not yet be convinced, but that hasn’t stopped … Continue reading

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Scorpion in your soup? EU spends £2.5m encouraging people to eat insects

Source: Mail Online Nutrition experts have found a cheap way to help save the environment and solve the food shortage crisis. They have found an abundant supply of food rich in calcium and protein, while low in fat. But the … Continue reading

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UN document would give ‘Mother Earth’ same rights as humans

Steve Edwards PostMedia News UNITED NATIONS — Bolivia will this month table a draft United Nations treaty giving “Mother Earth” the same rights as humans — having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs, trees and … Continue reading

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