Researchers Discover 2 New Species of Edible Truffles

A research team diode by University of FL scientists has discovered 2 new species of ‘true’ truffles growing within the roots of pecan trees within the us. Tuber brennemanii from Associate in Nursing oak forest within the Middle West. The specimen on the left shows the rough, unshapely exterior of the mushroom whereas the halved […]

50 years ago, scientists took baby steps toward selecting sex

Toward preselected sex Robert Edwards and Richard Gardner of Cambridge University … say they have been able to remove rabbit embryos … then reimplant only the blastocysts destined to develop into the chosen sex. The implications are obvious and enormous. If this procedure could be extended easily to man there might, for instance, be imbalances, […]

Europe faces ‘biodiversity oblivion’ after collapse in French birds, experts warn

Authors of report on bird declines say intensive farming and pesticides could turn Europe’s farmland into a desert that ultimately imperils all humans The “catastrophic” decline in French farmland birds signals a wider biodiversity crisis in Europe which ultimately imperils all humans, leading scientists have told the Guardian. A dramatic fall in farmland birds such as skylarks, […]