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Found 17 articles for August 2018.
 
Too hot for rice?
13-August-2018

Farmers will need to know how rising temperatures in Thailand will affect their rice crops.

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Contact: Pertanika Journals Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Science
 
Questioning conventional understanding of antifreeze proteins
1-August-2018

Scientists have discovered that an ice-binding protein (fcIBP) from the sea ice microalga does not fit in the conventional classification of ice-binding proteins, suggesting unknown mechanisms behind its antifreeze property. This finding could lead to a broader application of the antifreeze protein in food and medical industries.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Indonesian Sufism rejects radical Islam
2-August-2018

Certain aspects of an indigenous Sufi culture in Western Indonesia appear to protect it against radical Islamic ideology.

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Contact: Pertanika Journals Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: People
 
Fish reproduction: Two times a lady
2-August-2018

A DNA probing technique clarifies the mechanism behind clonal reproduction of female dojo loach fish, also providing insight into the ancestral origin of the clonal population.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Abandoned farmlands enrich bird communities
3-August-2018

Joint press release by Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute and Hokkaido University.

Abandoned farmlands hold potential for the preservation of wetland and grassland birds as rehabilitation zones.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
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