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Non-GM Molecular Breed of Durum Wheat Can Survive Extreme Heat In Africa

November 17, 2017

What was originally labeled as a 'crazy idea' involving a genome fingerprinting research project, and involving Italian researchers and Swedish funding, has produced a kind of drum wheat which can survive the climate-change extreme heat currently causing famine in Senegal, Mauritania, and Mali. It won the 2017 OLAM Prize for Innovation in Food Security.

Non-GM Molecular Breed of Durum Wheat Can Survive Extreme Heat In Africa

November 17, 2017

What was originally labeled as a 'crazy idea' involving a genome fingerprinting research project, and involving Italian researchers and Swedish funding, has produced a kind of drum wheat which can survive the climate-change extreme heat currently causing famine in Senegal, Mauritania, and Mali. It won the 2017 OLAM Prize for Innovation in Food Security.

Visteon and PT Astra Expand Instrument Cluster Production in Vietnam

November 16, 2017

Michigan-based automotive electronics technology supplier Visteon Corporation, in partnership with PT Astra Otoparts Tbk, an automotive component manufacturing company, announced the expansion of their production for instrument clusters clusters and multi-function displays to major vehicle and motorcycle manufacturers in Vietnam.

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

November 16, 2017

The Keystone Pipeline is going to make good on its promises to create many jobs along its path, sooner than expected. The problem is those jobs are going to be in cleaning up the estimated 210,000 gallons (795,000 liters) of oil that was dumped in an oil leak that was just announced.

Exactly How Bad Is the Smog in New Delhi?

November 16, 2017

In recent years just before winter, northern India’s air pollution typically spiked and raised demands to do something about it. This year’s smog, which began breaking records just a few days ago, is so bad it almost defies description.

Mercury-Free Dentistry Movement Takes On Africa As Its Next Target

November 15, 2017

Mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin, has been known for a long time as one of the most toxic of chemicals used in medical care and in dentistry in particular. The international movement which led its banning in many developed countries has now moved to its latest frontier -- the developing world.

Bombardier to Build 2 New Q400 Turboprops for Kenya's Jambojet

November 15, 2017

Bombardier, a Montreal-based manufacturer of aircraft and railway systems, announced that its Bombardier Commercial Aircraft division signed a firm purchase agreement for two new Q400 turboprops with Nordic Aviation Capital of Denmark. These will be leased to Nairbi, Kenya, based Jambojet Ltd.

Hisense Acquires Toshiba's Television Brand and Operations

November 15, 2017

Hisense Electric Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the China-based Hisense Group, has acquired Toshiba's TV brand, research and development organization, production, and operation service as of November 14, 2017. Among other things, this is a play for global market share by Hisense.

Japan and UAE Partner to Fight Product Counterfeiting in ME

November 15, 2017

ME-IPG, an Intellectual Propety group comprised of Japanese companies and organized by JETRO Dubai to stem counterfeiting in the Middle East, recently signed an MoU with the EIPA regarding IPR protection endeavors throughout the UAE.

Universities in Illinois and Israel Ink MOU

November 15, 2017

The University of Illinois (U of I) has entered into a partnership with the Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev, one of Israel’s world-renowned institutions of research and higher learning, to explore joint education and research activities.

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