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British Journal of Pharmacology Review: Cannabis Effective Treatment For Cancer - Ganjapreneur


Ganjapreneur
A review of pre-clinical studies by the British Journal of Pharmacology has found widespread evidence indicating that phytocannabinoids from the cannabis plant are effective treatments for many facets of cancer, ScienceDaily reports. The review ...

New selective biosensor made using synthetic biology - European Pharmaceutical Review


European Pharmaceutical Review
Scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, looked to develop biosensors that overcome some of these challenges. The team engineered stable optical nanotube sensors using synthetic biology. The use of synthetic biology ...

Big Data, Big Biology, Big Opportunities - Drovers Magazine


Drovers Magazine
The following commentary does not necessarily reflect the views of AgWeb or Farm Journal. The opinions expressed below are the author's own. In agricultural science today, standing still is the same as moving backwards. Since the mid-1800s, America's ...

Review of Agricultural Entomology

Brighton - United Kingdom

Searchable abstracts database which covers pests that affect field and horticultural crops, forest trees and plant products.

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Main research fields are the eco-ethology, biological control and integrated management of insect and other animal pests, biosystematics, faunistics and functional morphology of several groups of insects, apiculture and apidology.

Annual Review of Entomology
United States

Table of contents, abstracts, purchasing information and data about the journal.

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.

Journal of Agricultural Genomics
United States

Originally published by the National Centre for Genome Resources. Provides free access to past papers for the years 1995 to 2000.

College of Agricultural Sciences
United States

The first of the colleges established at Penn State, the College of Agricultural Sciences awarded the nation's first baccalaureate degrees in agriculture in 1861. It includes 12 academic units, which provide research, teaching, and extension support in the animal, plant, food, engineering, environmental, social, and business management sciences. The College of Agricultural Sciences invests nearly $97 million in research and graduate study yearly.

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.

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.

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.