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Higher risk of birth defects from assisted reproduction

Michael Davis EurekAlert A University of Adelaide study has identified the risk of major birth defects associated with different types of assisted reproductive technology. In the most comprehensive study of its kind in the world, researchers from the University’s Robinson … Continue reading

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World breakthrough on salt-tolerant wheat

Matthew Gilliham EurekAlert A team of Australian scientists has bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25% on salty soils. Using ‘non-GM’ crop breeding techniques, scientists from CSIRO Plant Industry have introduced … Continue reading

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