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10% more GM crops in the world in 2010: study

SAO PAULO – The amount of the world’s farmland given over to genetically modified (GM) crops grew 10% last year, with the United States remaining the biggest zone for the altered produce, according to a study released in Brazil Tuesday. A total of 148 million hectares (366 million acres) are…

Stunting tall girls’ growth may impact fertility

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Years ago, tall girls often received hormones to stunt their growth — and now as adults they seem to have more difficulty becoming pregnant than women who weren’t treated, a new Dutch study reveals. The study is the second to show that stunting girls’ growth,…