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GM mosquitoes released to fight dengue in Cayman Isles

November 14th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Scientists have released three million genetically-modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands to fight dengue fever. Batches of the male mosquitoes were released in a 40-acre area, from ... Read more...

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America’s worst environmental nightmare far from over

July 16th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 16 (IANS) The gushing oil from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico may have stopped for now, but America's worst environmental disaster caused by the ... Read more...

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Attorneys take legal action against BP and others involved in Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster

May 8th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A team of nationally known attorneys filed an amended complaint in one of the first Florida class action lawsuits over the sinking of the oil rig Deepwater ... Read more...

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Safer metal alloys may replace chrome coatings on bathroom fixtures, car bumpers

May 21st, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have now found safer metal alloys to replace chrome coatings, which provides that shiny lustre to metal products like bathroom fixtures and car bumpers.Researchers at the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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