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Biology of East Africa - Connect2 OWU


Connect2 OWU
Traveling to Tanzania for a wildlife safari is really a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and to be able to do it having learned the biology makes the experience much more fulfilling. Additionally the financial support of OWU made it possible to do. It's ...

Opioids and older adults: Poll finds support for prescribing limits, and need for better counseling and disposal options - MD Linx (press release)


MD Linx (press release)
Newswise | July 30, 2018. Nearly one-third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past 2 years, but many of them didn't get enough counseling about the risks that come with the potent painkillers, how to reduce ...

'Nature calls' upon youth to protect flora and fauna - The Hindu


The Hindu
Chief Conservator of Forests and Project Tiger Field Director S. Saravanan explained to the students the importance of protecting the flora and fauna on the hills. The students planted 10,000 saplings. As many as 2,500 seed balls were dropped in the ...

Agricultural Biotechnology Support Project II

Ithaca - United States

Supports the development of expertise in Africa, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Philippines in the areas of research, policy development, licensing, and outreach, to help reduce poverty and hunger through agricultural biotechnology.

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Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United Kingdom

Umbrella group for the agricultural biotechnology industry in the UK which promotes the role of biotechnology in sustainable agriculture and acts as a source of information about agricultural biotechnology.

USDA: Agricultural Biotechnology
United States

One of three Federal Agencies, along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), primarily responsible for regulating biotechnology in the USA.

National Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United States

Not-for-profit consortium of agricultural research and teaching governmental agencies, institutions, universities in the USA. Sponsors meetings and forums to discuss issues, including the environment. Includes goals and contacts in Ithaca, New York.

The Ecological Impacts of Agricultural Biotechnology
United States

Biotechnology may someday be considered a safe agricultural tool but studies suggest it may have harmful ecological consequences, such as: spreading genetically-engineered genes to indigenous plants increasing toxicity, which may move through the food chain disrupting nature’s system of pest control creating new weeds or virus strains

The Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
South Africa

FABI is a group of post-graduate research teams working in the general field of forest and agricultural pathology and biotechnology with a strong focus on fungi. University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute [FABI]
South Africa

FABI was established in 1997, based on a recognition that the future of Forestry and Agriculture in South Africa will depend strongly on the incorporation of new technologies into these industries. Opportunities for Forestry and Agriculture that have emerged in recent times from the application of biotechnology and bioinformatics are immense, and almost beyond imagination. Currently, forestry and food crops containing novel genes are already bein

United Kingdom

Helping industry adapt quickly to, and maximise benefits from, developments in the fast-growing fields of bioinformatics, computational biology, and information technology in general - from the European Bioinformatics Inst.

United Kingdom

Offers advice and support for owners of horses suffering from laminitis and Cushing's syndrome.

United States

Information about companies, research institutes, educational facilities, journals, suppliers, software, literature, resources, and government facilities.

2can Support Portal: Glossary
United Kingdom

Provides a glossary of common words found in bioinformatics and molecular biology literature.