Scientists found a simple way to retrieve genomes from a mix of various organisms. The discovery opens doors to completely new possibilities, for example in the genetic analysis of pathogens.
Researchers quantified the impact of combined multiple healthy lifestyle behaviors on the risk of developing bowl cancer, and found that this impact is stronger in men than in women.
A worldwide comparison shows the consumers’ willingness to pay more than 10 Euros for the deployment of renewable energies, although there are significant differences from one country to another.
Economically, Greece is still at rock bottom. At the same time, Greece has enormous research potential. To better take advantage of this, the country needs to expand its innovation system.
The introduction of broadband Internet access has led to a decline in voter turnout in Germany. This effect is due to a reduction in TV consumption and an increase in entertainment activities.
The invasive Mediterranean Tramp Slug already inhabits parts of Europe and Australia as well as North and South America. Scientists assume that the slugs will continue to expand to other regions.
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