Pesticides harming bees

  A pair of new studies reveals the multiple ways that a widely used insecticide harms bumblebees and honeybees. The reports, one by a U.K. team and one by a French team, appear online at the Science Express Web site of the journal Science, on 29 March, 2012. Science is published by AAAS, the nonprofit, […]

Australian Researchers do it again pasta is back on the menu

Picture card landscapes in some areas of Australia have been replaced by a barrenness dotted with outlines of skeletonised trees — a ravaged legacy of what has been coined the white death, an aftermath of rising salt from the parched earth. These saline soils are toxic to vegetation. Just as a high sodium diet can […]

Vietnamese Eggplant in Clay Pot

Delicious eggplant casserole with tomato, lemon grass and chilli. Ingredients; 2 tsp peanut oil 1 clove garlic – finely chopped 2 tomatoes, quartered. Remove seeds and pulp 1 lemongrass finely chopped (keep stalk) 1 Spring onion cut into 3 cm pieces 2 Eggplants (long and thin) cut into 4cm and long x 1cm wide pieces […]