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Over Half-Million Australians Demand Investigation Into Rupert Murdoch’s Media Empire

Zero Hedge | zerohedge.com Over 500,000 Australians have demanded their government investigate the dominance of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, after signing a petition launched just over three weeks ago by former Aussie Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. According to CNN, the … Continue reading

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Promiscuous Queen Bees Maintain Genetic Diversity

Science Daily By mating with nearly 100 males, queen bees on isolated islands avoid inbreeding and keep colonies healthy. The results, published in the current issue of PLoS ONE, focused on giant honey bee colonies on Hainan Island, off the … Continue reading

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DNA analysis shows huge genetic diversity in tumours

Fergus Walsh BBC News aking a sample from one part of a tumour may not reveal its full genetic identity, according to research by scientists from Cancer Research UK (CRUK). They carried out the first genome-wide analysis of the genetic … Continue reading

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Indian Government Sues Monsanto over GM Eggplant

Source: Liberation News / Youtube The Indian government is suing Monsanto, charging that the biotechnology company is stealing Indian plants in order to genetically modify them and create products it can then patent and sell for profit. A public outcry … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Monsanto To Face Biopiracy Charges In India

Source: OpEd News According to an article published this month in the journal Nature Biotechnology, Monsanto is facing biopiracy charges in India. In an unprecedented decision, India’s National Biodiversity Authority(NBA), a government agency, declared legal action against Monsanto (and their … Continue reading

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New food bill in New Zealand takes away human right to grow food

Source: Investment Watch I was shocked to learn from a friend on the weekend that a new Food Bill is being brought in here in New Zealand.  The new bill will make it a privilege and not a right to grow … Continue reading

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