4 days ago · Monsanto scientists were among the first to genetically modify a plant cell, publishing their results in 1983. Five years later the company conducted the first field tests of genetically modified crops. Increasing involvement in agricultural biotechnology dates from the installment of Richard Mahoney as Monsanto's CEO in 1983.
5 days ago · McCain Foods Limited is a Canadian multinational frozen food company established in 1957 in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. It is the world's largest manufacturer of frozen potato products. Its major competitors are Simplot and ConAgra.
6 days ago · In 2012, a Keep Australia Beautiful study found that McDonald's was the most littered brand in Queensland. In 2009, Keep Britain Tidy likewise found McDonald's to be the leading producer of fast-food litter on British streets, accounting for 29% of the total.
2 days ago · This list of University of Texas at Austin alumni includes notable graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of the University of Texas at Austin.The institution is a major research university in Downtown Austin, Texas, US and is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
Aug 02, 2020 · Russian officials have denied the accusation and say their leading vaccine is based on a design developed by Russian scientists to counter Ebola years ago. Latest Updates: The Coronavirus Outbreak ...
2 days ago · Anguilla (/ æ n ˈ ɡ w ɪ l ə / ann-GWIL-ə) is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. It is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin.
Dow was founded in 1897 by chemist Herbert Henry Dow, who invented a new method of extracting the bromine that was trapped underground in brine at Midland, Michigan. Dow originally sold only bleach and potassium bromide, achieving a bleach output of 72 tons a day in 1902.
2 days ago · The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have informed Alex Jones that his InfoWars webshite offers products for sale that claim to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure COVID-19, in violation of multiple federal statutes.
2 days ago · Hunger, and especially childhood hunger, has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. The federal government has struggled to address the problem, but a new bill from Virginia congressman Bobby Scott attempts to tackle the issue through universal free school meals.
Aug 05, 2020 · Popular science books available to the public contain the names of only a small number of Black inventors and scientists. There are 14 Black scientists who are acknowledged to have made outstanding contributions to science, yet the Encyclopedia Britannica (1980 edition) lists only four. Conspicuously absent is Norbert Rilleux (1806-1894).