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3/1/2016 | Farah Ahmed and Curtis Cole, Ph.D.
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North Island College and the BC Salmon Farmers Association are installing kelp lines in over 30 farm sites off Vancouver Island. Successful farms will produce for increased demand in food, pharma and cosmetics.
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Researchers from the University of Arizona Cancer Center have discovered that annatto contains a compound called bixin that can prevent the development of certain UV-induced skin damage in mice by providing inside out sun protection.
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