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Marine expedition off Mayo coast collects samples for pharmaceutical research

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Marine scientists from NUI Galway returned home from an expedition recently with some stunning footage of Irish deep-sea waters, as well as samples set to be part of pharmaceutical research.

NUI Galway scientists identify strategies to develop better beet

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Plant biotechnologists from the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway have identified genetic breeding strategies to develop bigger and better sugar beet. Sustainable intensification of agriculture to meet rapidly growing global demand for food and non-food products produced by crops will require higher yielding crop varieties that can produce more food using less resources and land area. For crops such as sugar beet, this means the development of varieties that produce more per hectare, while reducing inputs. The findings from their research has been published in the international journal, BMC Plant Biology.

Greens call on council to phase out use of glyphosate based herbicides

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The Green Party is calling on the Galway City Council to follow the lead of Dublin City Council, which has recently announced a trial of alternatives to glyphosates, a herbicide over which there are health and environmental concerns.

New water supply for Williamstown following €10 million investment

The Williamstown water treatment plant has been decommissioned following a €10 million investment by Irish Water, which has seen the extension of the Lough Mask water supply from Ballyhaunis in Co Mayo to Williamstown in Co Galway and Ballinlough in Co Roscommon.

Treat yourself to a ritual

The Pentagram of Energy soaps and shampoos, Droserin, Protektin, Artin, Cytovital, and Ruticelit are based on the unique Regeneration in Pentagram method.

Greenfly? Bring it on…..

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My garden design clients are often nervous about growing roses in their gardens as there’s a perception that they take a lot of maintenance and “you have to spray them a lot”. This is really not so. Certainly if you want a really, really low maintenance garden, there’s a host of other shrubs you can use to give you structure, colour and interest all year round. To get the best from roses, an occasional prune and feed does make a difference – although those are easier to do than you might think.

Weed wars

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How can you tell when spring has arrived? Easy – you will know when the weeds start growing! As spring has been unusually late this year, growth has been very slow to start, but everyone is quickly making up for lost time. If you can get on top of weeds in the garden around now, you will save yourself a lot of time and energy later on.

Health is not to be taken for granted

Although modern medicine has made tremendous advances in surgical procedures and in the treatment of acute illness, for centuries holistic medicine has been – and remains – the mainstay of care for our health. It respects the person as a whole – the body, mind, soul, and emotions.

A career as a driver of chemical and dangerous goods

We are all familiar with oil trucks and vans driving around the countryside. However we may not realise that some trucks are carrying dangerous goods, ie, chemicals, gases, flammable liquids, infectious substances, radioactive material, or corrosive substances. Strict regulations apply to the drivers of these trucks. They must be trained and certified as ADR drivers. ADR is the name given by the EU to the transport of dangerous goods, and these regulations go back as far as 1957.

Acupuncture for pain relief

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Pain in any part of the body can be very debilitating and can greatly affect all aspects of everyday life.

 

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