More News, Notes and Links Shared by Labex Korea

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As Twitter use explodes, it is becoming an increasingly important communication tool for organizations of all kinds. Research institutes, universities and colleges around the world are using Twitter as a broadcasting channel.

As you know from previous posts, Twitter is the simplest of social networks and, still, a rich source of instantly updated information, and Labex Korea is using it as a communication and information sharing tool.

You will find below a selection of interesting news that appeared in this week´s Labex Korea Twitter Page.  If you find a subject of your interest, just click in the hyperlink to open the corresponding page.  You can follow Labex Korea on Twitter, by clicking here.

Enjoy short, timely news and notes shared during 11-18 April, 2010.

Le LABEX : LABoratoire Extérieur de l’Embrapa (Brésil) en Europe http://is.gd/by7OG

See the program for the Workshop on “Role of Lignin on Sorghum Biomass Quality for Energy and AnimalUtilization” – Brazil http://is.gd/by7t2

International Symposium on Oil Plants for Energy – Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil – June 2010 http://is.gd/by7mN

Sweet Fuel Project – annual meeting to be held at EMBRAPA Maize and Sorghum Centre, Sete Lagoas, Brazil in April 2010 http://is.gd/by79C

Sweet fuel : sweet sorghum, an alternative energy crop http://is.gd/by70P

Workshop “Role of Lignin on Sorghum Biomass Quality for Energy and Animal Utilization” – in Portuguese… http://is.gd/by6TI

The Scientist Gardener: How Teosinte Lost its Shell http://bit.ly/a87fz1

The way companies generate value is changing http://ow.ly/1zQCb

Crop biodiversity going up, not down? Well, maybe http://goo.gl/Lp7R More http://agro.biodiver.se/2010/01/breeders-not-so-bad-after-all/

NanoAgri 2010 to discuss new and emerging applications of nanotechnologies in food and agriculture… http://is.gd/bxUzO

NanoAgri 2010 will discuss potential health and environmental risks that may be associated with use of nanotechnologies http://is.gd/bxUzO

NanoAgri 2010 will discuss issues that influence the transition from research to commercialization of nanotechnologies http://is.gd/bxUzO

NanoAgri 2010 will discuss the social/ethical implications of Nanotechnologies applied in food, agriculture and sectors http://is.gd/bxUzO

NanoAgri 2010 – debate on priority areas for development of nanotechnologies relevant to food and agriculture http://is.gd/bxUzO

NanoAgri 2010 – International Conference on Food and Agriculture Applications of Nanotechnologies will be held in Brazil http://is.gd/bxUzO

International Conference on Food and Agriculture Applications of Nanotechnologies http://is.gd/bxUuE

China pours its wealth into Latin America: The Guardian Last week President Hu Jintao travelled to B… http://bit.ly/aVEcMp

From Dung to Coffee Brew With No Aftertaste – NYTimes.com: http://goo.gl/TpZw

Scientists have always spoken to each other but now they can speak directly to everyone else, too… http://is.gd/bxDPP

Where in the world will the leading-edge science be done? The internet has levelled the playing field…. http://is.gd/bxDPP

Science shouldn’t be just for scientists, and there are encouraging signs that it is becoming more pervasive… http://is.gd/bxDPP

Guardian: How science became cool http://is.gd/bxDPP

China, Brazil pledge to promote strategic partnership, strengthen cooperation http://is.gd/bxCPU

Australia-India partnership to establish a bionanotechnology research center in New Delhi http://bit.ly/cYHEnK

The Continuing Chronicles of the Gene Patent Wars http://bit.ly/awclON

Brazil and China sign agreements on summit http://is.gd/bwkW6

Science & the Public: Mercury surprise: Rice can be risky: Millions in China are at risk, and potentially… http://bit.ly/dk5H3R

‘Smut’ fungus chooses weapons wisely http://is.gd/bvEZS

Brazilian students will join the “International Youth Science and Engineering Camp” in Korea http://is.gd/bpchV

“Science for Life” – A Brazilian Fair and Showcase on Research and Agricultural Technologies http://is.gd/btmAR

Far too many governments have failed to grasp the scale of the threat from invasive species… http://is.gd/bvclS

Counting the cost of alien invasions http://bit.ly/bN5wW4

Informing the Plant Breeding Curriculum Development Process – A Global Delphi Study http://is.gd/bvbKy

The significance of international organizations being based in Korea http://is.gd/bv3S7

Brazilian farms sow seeds of openness… http://is.gd/bv3F6

CSIRO researchers have developed a salt tolerant durum wheat that yields 25 per cent more grain in saline soils. http://is.gd/buXm7

New Tricks for Genome Sequencing http://is.gd/buXbV

EcoTone: Field Talk: Termites enrich the soil in East Africa http://bit.ly/bObxEE

Future challenges for agricultural innovation Prof.Sir Gordon Conway http://ow.ly/1yhae

Facilitating innovation system interaction: article on innovation brokers in dev country agric http://tinyurl.com/yyfypx4

Developing countries’ youth are benefiting from soy http://bit.ly/913MTe

Team develops tasty ways to make use of soy protein http://is.gd/buSZB

Genomics and Evolution – A Personal Appraisal http://bit.ly/bm160d

BitTorrenting biology, getting the big picture in search – http://arst.ch/inf

USDA Seeks Comments on Controversy Surrounding Confining Organic Livestock (source: Webwire): Farmers/Ranchers Sq… http://bit.ly/b6YBJZ

“Science for Life” – A Brazilian Fair and Showcase on Research and Agricultural Technologies http://is.gd/btKTC

The needs of the world cannot be met without the application of the best available science. http://is.gd/btID4

A 2020 vision for global science http://is.gd/btID4

Global challenges: What the world’s scientists say http://is.gd/btIx3

World Bank to Retire ‘Third World’ Label: … donor and supplicant, leader and led, no longer fit as… http://bit.ly/9KVw6u

Farmers should initiate control against glyphosate-resistant weeds http://bit.ly/aShIPg

BioTorrents allows scientists to rapidly share their results, datasets, and software using file sharing technology. http://is.gd/btHts

BioTorrents: A File Sharing Service for Scientific Data http://is.gd/btHkS

What it will take to feed the world – Marion Guillou the chief executive of France’s INRA http://is.gd/btHbK

China rapidly becoming Latinamerica’s main trade and investment partner http://is.gd/btGU7

Defending Grass-Fed Beef http://is.gd/btGRP

The New York times: A Race to Introduce GM Corn Before Africa’s Climate Worsens http://cot.ag/ab9Igr

The New York Times: Study Says Overuse Threatens Gains From Modified Crops http://cot.ag/bhWZHG

Genomics free ebook download and Genomics free pdf download – on … http://bit.ly/aGWjzD

GE crops might be ’smart,’ but nature can prove smarter via http://ow.ly/1yGho

Green thumbs: Genetically engineered crops are more environmentally friendly than organic ones – The Boston Globe http://shar.es/mtviG

How do we even begin to describe the 420,000 or more unnamed species in Australia? http://ow.ly/1yIEk

Korea’s agriculture ministry announced a plan to create 3-thousand social enterprises in rural areas by 2015. http://is.gd/btCMY

ICT-KM’s seminar on collaboration and knowledge sharing in research for impact at #ICARDA http://bit.ly/aUfRhc

“Science for Life” – A Brazilian Fair and Showcase on Research and Agricultural Technologies http://is.gd/btmO1

“Is citation index the best way of measuring research quality in India”: Essay comp. by RCUK, supprtd by Nature India: http://bit.ly/ct4Ayk

The @whitehouse is looking for Grand Challenges in science and technology, via Twitter. Fire up your imagination: http://bit.ly/9ouo1i

News Release posted: Bringing the World of Agriculture to the Classroom http://ow.ly/173i2L

Involved in a carbon offset project in #agriculture? Tell us about it: http://bit.ly/c5rhMh

Traumatized trees: Bug them enough, they get fired up (from: University of Washington News) http://bit.ly/aPIVAz

A rice variety that can be eaten without cooking (source: India Times): A rice variety that can be eaten without c… http://bit.ly/c3Yv0y

Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization http://is.gd/bpjjC

Brain drain, low investment hamper African science http://link.reuters.com/ryz37j

Biodiversity challenges and solutions in the semi-arid tropics http://tiny.cc/mwm24

Brazilian students will join the “International Youth Science and Engineering Camp” in Korea http://is.gd/bpchV

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