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  1. 2007-04-20 When a person has been infected with HIV but still has no symptoms of AIDS, the basic metabolic rate (energy requirement) increases and requires 10% more calories each day just to maintain the hidden fight that keeps the virus under control.  
  2. 1996-04-19 2,4-D is the most widely used herbicide in the world and the third most widely used in the USA.  
  3. 2010-04-01 People will be rewarded by intentionally being browsers. By eating a wide variety of foods, we will be more likely to take in a sufficient daily amount of all that we need for good health. In contrast, cultures that, for example, eat mainly rice or tortillas or bread made from one kind of grain...  
  4. 2006-07-20 In EDN Issue 80 (July 2003), we asked for feedback from our network about raising soybeans in the tropics. We heard back from several people and would like to share their responses.  
  5. 1992-06-19 More discussion on consumption of Velvet Beans.  
  6. 2004-04-20 Filtering water through old clothes can effectively remove many of the copepods (a type of zooplankton) that carry cholera-causing bacteria. Researchers from the University of Maryland, College Park, did a study in Bangladesh comparing the effectiveness of old saris and nylon filters for...  
  7. 2010-07-20 One high quality and universally available source of all the major macronutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium) is human urine. Using human urine as fertilizer is not unprecedented, but for various reasons in most countries it is not commonly considered as an option, especially for growing...  
  8. 1992-06-19 Information about making a skin ointment from Moringa oleifera. Herbal applications are commonly used to treat skin infections in developing countries, although few investigations are conducted to validate scientifically their popular use. A previous study had showed that Moringa oleifera...  
  9. 1992-04-01 Certain euphorbias cause cancer when planted near the homestead  
  10. 1996-07-19 Information about using Chaya to feed pigs.