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Pieces of lumber which, during rein-spection, prove to be of lower quality than originally classified.
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BADIN -- The large number of the residents of Tando Bago Taluka related with various walks of life outright highly criticized and completely rejected the decision of Sindh Govt to degrade the historical school built by acclaimed philanthropist and reformer Mir Ghulam Mohammad Khan Talpur in Tando Bago town.
Summary: Pune (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (ANI): Researchers from Botany department, Savitribai Phule Pune University have invented a new concept to degrade polythene.
This PET-degrading bacterium called Ideonella sakaiensis was recently identified for its potential to degrade and recycle PET by a Japanese team in the journal Science (Yoshida et al., 2016).
WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- President Barack Obama convened his National Security Council on Friday to discuss intensifying the campaign to degrade and destroy the so-called Islamic State (IS), the White House announced.
Washington, Jan.16 (Petra)-- US President, Barack Obama, underlined the need for coordination and cooperation among a wide range of global partners to degrade and destroy the dreaded Daesh group in the aftermath of terrorist attack in Indonesia and other parts of the world.
Current study revealed that all of the twelve isolated bacterial strains were able to degrade aromatic hydrocarbons, particularly Pseudomonas sp.
Based on their testing, Nielsen concluded that Voltair can degrade perceptual quality.
The isolates were able to degrade AHL of Pectobacterium atrosepticum and it could reduce the pathogenicity of P.
If the pastures degrade, it will be responsibility of the local governments," the MP said.
More than simply documenting this degradation of work, however, Doussard seeks to uncover why employers degrade labour, why workers stay in such jobs, and what activists can do to combat the degradation of work.
Normally food waste takes only a couple of weeks to degrade. Then the degraded waste, ie, the manure which is excellent and rich in content and nutrients, could be distributed and used for agricultural purposes.
"We found that the protein fibulin-5, which until now simply has been known to be important in generating elastic fibers, actually blocks the enzymes that degrade proteins that support the vaginal wall structure," explains gynecologist R.