Derek Collins

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11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

Hospitality

Nigeria: Why Nigeria Must Join in Global Application of Biotechnology

[This Day] As global population increases in the face of depleting resources, scientists and technologists regularly seek new ways to ensure that …

Biotechnology

It's terrible what's happening to reefs, but coral 'seedlings' could help.

Coral reefs support about a quarter of all life in the ocean.<p>Diving through one, you can see oodles of different, brightly colored inhabitants, from …

Conservation

OPINION: When genetic engineering is the environmentally friendly choice

Which is more disruptive to a plant: genetic engineering or conventional breeding?It often surprises people to learn that GE commonly causes less<i></i> …

Forestry

Lab notes: Bangladesh ‘litchi deaths’ now linked to excessive pesticide on fruit

Scientists have found that large amounts of insecticides including endosulfan were used on the litchi crop at the time of the outbreak.<p>A medical …

Earth Overshoot Day: From this day on we're using an unsustainable amount of the Earth's resources

Today marks Earth Overshoot Day - the day by which the human race will have used more of Earth's natural resources than the planet can renew in the whole year.<p>Put simply, we use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate and this puts the Earth on an unsustainable …

Medicine Is Getting More Precise … For White People

Every human on earth is unique — our genes are different, we eat different things, we live in different places. As a result, medical treatments tend …

Genetics