Editor’s Note: The article below was pointed out to us by an agricultural expert who resides in southern Illinois and is quite helpful in suggesting ag science pieces that might be of current interest. Although the article is about nine years old, we believe it may still be of interest to persons with an interest in agriculture and/or environmental issues in Ukraine


<Photo: Ukrainian dust that falls on Labe Meadow in Krkonose Mountains (a wide mountain plateau south of the Sokolik Mt., near Czech-Polish border). Ski tracks show white snow from the previous two days. Credit: Photo: Vaclav Sir, copyright Bulletin of Geosciences



<"Narcissists more frequently updated about their achievements, which was motivated by their need for attention and validation from the Facebook community", the study concludes.

The article below was based on research conducted by Public Health Ontario but the results are believed to be applicable no matter where you live in the world, i.e. if you live near a major road, you are more likely to develop dementia.

"Taken together, our results revealed that cellular crosstalk and [a] hostile environment lead to profound modifications of [cancer-associated fibroblast] activity and consequently impact on tumor cell abilities, tumor evolution, and patients' fate," senior author Richard Tomasini, a cancer researcher at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), and his co-authors wrote.


The doses of fish oil used in a Danish study were high, 2.4 grams per day — 15 to 20 times what most Americans consume from foods. Credit: Getty Images


A woman takes a close look at a steaming fumarola at the Solfatara crater bed in the Campi Flegrei near Naples, Italy.  Photo: Fran D'Emilio

Discovery Hints at Possible Treatment, Cure for HIV – of extreme importance in Ukraine – which has high levels of HIV infection – and Russia – with even higher incidence of infection.

A revealing infographic shows the effects of a can of energy drinks for up to 12 days.

Approximately one in every 50 residents of that city [Yekaterinburg] is infected, with rates for younger age groups, newborns and certain districts even higher than that.  Officials acknowledged that Sverdlovsk oblast as a whole ranks first in Russia in terms of the number of HIV infections registered per 100,000 population.


Ukraine’s Acting Minister of Health Ulana Suprun is an American-educated medical doctor.

Photo: Credit Ulana Suprun Facebook page.

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