TITLE

Seven days: 28 January?3 February 2011

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Nature;2/3/2011, Vol. 470 Issue 7332, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers world news briefs. U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided to allow farmers to plant genetically modified (GM) alfalfa without limitation. Bill Gates announced the additional 102 million U.S. dollars pledge from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help in the eradication of polio. The deal to takeover the Genzyme Corp. by Sanofi-Aventis SA is drawing to a close after Sanofi increased their bid for the company.
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57775589

 

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