Scientists Say We’re in for a “Global Disaster” if We Don’t Solve Water Inequality

Scientists looking at over a decade of data from NASA satellites have found a startling pattern: All over the world, wet regions are becoming wetter, while dry regions grow drier.
Water is just another resource, like money. And just as the rich get richer while the poor grow poorer, water inequality can exacerbate problems that resource-scarce communities are already dealing with.

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Quantum Entanglement: Love on a Subatomic Scale

When talking about love and romance, people often bring up unseen and mystical connections.
Such connections exist in the subatomic world as well, thanks to a bizarre and counterintuitive phenomenon called quantum entanglement.
The basic idea of quantum entanglement is that two particles can be intimately linked to each other even if separated by billions of light-years of space; a change induced in one will affect the other.

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Sudan: Over 400 thousands families brought under health insurance umbrella

Gms: Khartoum, 17 Feb. 2016 (SUNA)

The Sudan Ministry of health on Monday approved the programme of including over 400 thousand families within the health insurance umbrella, as of the current fiscal year.
 A meeting headed by the state minister for health, Ibrahim Adam Ibrahim, said the programme will include poor families from all the states, after agreement was made on the criteria upon which the selection is made.

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Development of specific RAPD markers for identifying albino tea cultivars ‘Qiannianxue’ and ‘Xiaoxueya’

Authors Name:

Wang, K. R.1,2,

Du, Y. Y.1,3,

Shao, S. H.1,3,

Lin, C.1,3,

Ye Q.1,3,

Lu, J. L.1,3 

and Liang, Y. R.1,3*

Source:

1Zhejiang University Tea Research Institute, Hangzhou 310029, China.

2Ningbo Extension Station of Forestry and Speciality Technology, Ningbo 315012, China.

3The Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Growth, Development and Biotechnology of Ministry of Agriculture of China, Hangzhou 310029, China.

Key words:

Camellia sinensis, albino tea, RAPD maker, cultivar authentication.

Albino tea cultivars grow white leaves at low temperature which are valuable materials for processing green tea, but they develop green leaves in summer and autumn seasons.

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Human and Gorilla Ancestors Split 10 Million Years ago in Africa, Fossils Show

 

Fossils that belonged to ancient gorillas suggest that humans split from the great apes 10 million years ago – 2 million years later than previously thought, research says.
The remnants of gorilla teeth were discovered in Ethiopia’s Chorora Formation in the Afar rift, that dates back approximately 8 million years ago, which the team suggests shows that the human gorilla split had to have occurred at least 10 million years ago.

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