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  • Benefits of growing your own produce

    Benefits of growing your own produce0

      The benefits of growing your own fruit, vegetables and herbs are tenfold.  It’s easy to do, with lots of online resources to help get you started. Please check out the Royal Horticultural Society: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/beginners-guide/vegetable-basics Not only does it give you produce with more nutritional bang for a tiny cost, it’s also:    Cheaper Higher

  • New Zealand begins genetic program to produce low methane-emitting sheep | World news0

    The New Zealand livestock industry has begun a “global first” genetic program that would help to tackle climate change by breeding low methane-emitting sheep. There are about six sheep for each person in New Zealand, and the livestock industry accounts for about one-third of the country’s total greenhouse gas emissions. The livestock industry’s peak body,

  • Long-lived parents produce better quality offspring

    Long-lived parents produce better quality offspring0

    Genetic manipulation that more than doubles lifespan also leads to better offspring – according to new collaborative research from the University of East Anglia and Uppsala University.Researchers studied a gene, known as DAF-2, which is associated with ageing in roundworms (Caenorhabditis elegans).They found that by reducing this gene’s expression, they could not only increase the