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Ants, termites can boost wheat yields

March 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 31 (IANS) Allowing ants and termites to flourish on farmlands can boost wheat yields by more than a third, a finding that has a direct bearing on food ... Read more...

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Spider web glue paves way for new biobased ‘green’ glues

October 22nd, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A sticky substance in spider webs could lead to the development of a new generation of biobased adhesives and glues-"green" glues- that could replace some petroleum-based products for ... Read more...

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US stocks rise amid inflation report, drop in oil price

June 14th, 2008 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, June 14 (DPA) US stocks ended the week higher Friday after an inflation report suggested surging petrol costs were not leading to a wider rise in consumer prices. Inflation ... Read more...

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