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Mexico City vows to protect historic maize varieties

Mexico City says it will protect local maize varieties; meanwhile the country has lifted its ban on GM crop trials …

03/04/09

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Mexico criticised for 'poor' science sector

The OECD says that Mexico has performed poorly in S&T and is slow to realise the importance of innovation …

04/02/09

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Traditional coffee farms 'improve tree biodiversity'

Shade-grown coffee farms are rich in native tree species and are important corridors of genetic diversity linking …

19/01/09

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TWAS calls for one per cent GDP investment in science

On its 25th anniversary, TWAS has called on governments to put science at the centre of their policymaking.

18/11/08

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Researchers harness Google Earth to fight dengue

Scientists have found that satellite imagery archives like Google Earth provide an inexpensive method for mapping …

08/10/08

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US$4.6 million bonus to broaden global health network

Health institutions in China and Mexico are among those benefiting from new funding from the US National …

30/09/08

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Mexican mangroves 'vital for fishing industry'

Mangroves are of great economic value to the Mexican fishing industry and should be protected, say researchers.

25/07/08

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Mexico tax exemption scheme garners criticism

A Mexican tax exemption scheme, designed for companies investing in R&D has met with criticism for benefitting …

11/07/08

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'Biopiracy' thwarted as US revokes bean patent

Scientists are claiming victory against biopiracy after the United States revoked a patent on a Mexican bean …

13/05/08

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Global seed vault opens in Norway

A newly opened global seed vault will preserve up to two billion crop seeds to guard against the loss of the …

26/02/08

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Mexico-EU research fund promotes collaboration

Mexico and the European Union have established a €20 million fund to encourage knowledge transfer and …

19/02/08

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Mexico City S&T centre gets massive funding boost

Just one year after its creation, the Science and Technology Institute of Mexico City has received a 500 per cent …

10/01/08

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