News from the Labex Korea Twitter

Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read short messages known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the author’s profile page and delivered to the author’s subscribers who are known as followers. 

Twitter is becoming increasingly used by the scientific community as a communication and information sharing tool.  In this post we present a selection of news that appeared in this week´s Labex Korea Twitter Page.  If a subject is of your interest, just click in the hyperlink to open the corresponding page.  You can follow Labex Korea on Twitter, by clicking here.

News Shared in the Labex Korea Twitter from March 27th to April 3rd, 2010.

Life-Cycle Studies from the Worldwatch Institute: Palm Oil http://is.gd/bckgP

Brazil-Korea Cooperation: Closing Ties in Science, Technology and Innovation…. http://is.gd/bc7jT

Communication is key to the relationship between agriculture and public… http://is.gd/bbXkI

The GCARD 2010 final press release… http://is.gd/bbXhr

An overview over visualization techniques and methods that can be used to assess various aspects of genomic data.. http://is.gd/bbWyn

Boosting farm production will require broad revamp of research, experts say… http://is.gd/bbdUu

China-Africa Joint Research and Exchange Program Officially Launched… http://is.gd/bbdA8

Research: a force for globalisation… http://is.gd/bbdA8

EU urges responsible foreign farmland investments… http://is.gd/bbd4d

African farmland deals need rules, grass-roots warn… http://is.gd/bbcU0

Algae has the potential to deliver 5 to 10 times more oil per hectare than conventional cropland biofuels … http://is.gd/bbbV5

Global race to commercialize algae biofuels http://is.gd/bbbV5

Brazilian scientists say they’ve found unroasted coffee beans contain proteins that can kill insects… http://is.gd/bbbDq

The BRIC grouping has a huge potential in combating hunger and ensuring global food security… http://is.gd/bbbzp

Ghana And Brazil Sign Agreement To Boost Cassava Production… http://is.gd/bbbvz

How one NGO in the heart of sprawling Sao Paulo has taken it upon itself to feed the masses…. http://is.gd/bbbf9

A ‘family’ tree of enzymes from protists in the termite gut may help boost biofuels research… http://is.gd/baVjz

The United States is lagging Turkey, Brazil, China, the United Kingdom and Italy in clean-tech investment growth… http://is.gd/baUUt

SYMBAMPALM -First International Symposium on Genetic Resources of Bamboos and Palms http://is.gd/baJvK

Research themes for the CGIAR: A GCARD discussion http://is.gd/bauUl

NGO Statement at GCARD 2010 http://is.gd/bauMJ

Future funding for agricultural research uncertain http://is.gd/bauMJ

A seminar about green industry development in Minas Gerais (Brazil) – in Portuguese http://is.gd/baung

Simplifying complexity — new insights into how genomes work http://is.gd/baua8

For a big collection of Korea´s documents, brochures and guides, click here… http://is.gd/basLm

Wired: 10 Years on, ‘The Genome Revolution Is Only Just Beginning’ http://is.gd/b9x5W   

World leaders to gather in #Seoul to identify solutions for environmental protection http://bit.ly/9orw2y

China Set to Overtake the US in Green Technology Research http://is.gd/b9gK0

Cary Fowler of the GCDT “We must fund good strategies backed up by concrete milestones.” http://is.gd/b9acH   

Will consumer demand also shift towards Asia as these countries get richer? http://bit.ly/c1y7f9   

Good practices and lessons to make south-south coop more inclusive and effective? Check out http://southsouthcases.info

Genome: the more biologists look, the more complexity there seems to be… http://is.gd/b8Xlh

Haploid plants produced by centromere-mediated genome elimination http://is.gd/b8X5z   

Mega Programs discussion summarized at #GCARD2010 http://bit.ly/bO1KrH

The low hanging fruit of the green revolution has already been harvested, we face a far greater challenge today- Uma Lele http://is.gd/b87sv

China to cement grand African research plans http://is.gd/b86hU

A UK-Brazil partnership in sustainable agriculture: Embrapa-Labex at Rothamsted Research http://is.gd/b7XW3

From the GCARD2010 newsletter – “Publish or perish should make way for impact or perish.” – Dr. Kevin Cleaver,IFAD http://is.gd/b7StV

Korea and Indonesia in a winning combination: Indonesia’s abundant resources and Korea’s advanced technology. http://is.gd/b7R3a

Clean energy – the most spectacular growth has come in South Korea, with installed capacity rise by 250% in five years http://is.gd/b7zFm

China has become the world’s biggest investor in clean energy… Brazil is fifth… http://is.gd/b7zFm

Botswana-Brazil strengthen relations… http://is.gd/b7yVs

The Aquaculture Network for the Americas (ANA) was formalised on 25 March in Brasilia, Brazil… http://is.gd/b7yPF

Brazil has significantly reduced its deforestation rates… http://is.gd/b7yMR

BRIC Countries Agree Food Security Strategy … http://is.gd/b7yFj

Brazilian and British scientists come into being a new team in search of technology and innovation … http://is.gd/b7wCX   

Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) launches virtual lab in England http://migre.me/sgDu

A method for producing plants that carry genetic material from only one of their parents has been discovered at UC Davis http://is.gd/b2PAI

Tunisia-South Korea to bolster cooperation in fisheries sector http://is.gd/b2P4K

KOREA has launched a voluntary traceability system for imported beef http://is.gd/b2OYN

China steams ahead on clean energy http://is.gd/b2OKP

Forest loss slows, as China plants and Brazil preserves http://is.gd/b2Oka

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