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Disregard All The Misconceptions Of GMO – Senior Research Officer

A Senior Research Scientist from the Council of Scientific Research Institute (CSIR), Dr. Richard Ampadu Ameyaw, has advised farmers, Extension Officers and the general Public  to close their ears to the numerous Misconceptions surrounding the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) and treat them as mere stories which do not hold water. …

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Social Media ‘Must Be Made Less Addictive’

Social media firms need to limit features that hook youngsters on devices, Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has said. Streaks, the number of consecutive days people have sent Snapchat messages to each other, should be dropped, she told the Telegraph. She also pinpointed autoplay videos and algorithms that identify interests …

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Snapchat Now Lets You Delete Unopened Sent Messages

Snapchat will now let users delete sent messages before they’re opened, as reported by 9to5Mac. The company plans to roll the feature out to some people starting today, and everyone should have it within the next few weeks. To delete a sent message, simply press and hold on the media …

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Facebook Cuts Off Billions From Privacy Law

Facebook has changed its terms of service, meaning 1.5 billion members will not be protected under tough new privacy protections coming to Europe. The move comes as the firm faces a series of questions from lawmakers and regulators around the world over its handling of personal data. The change revolves …

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Kumasi: 20 Companies Express Interest In Waste-To-Energy Plant

Twenty energy companies have expressed interest in converting waste into power in Kumasi, City Mayor, Osei Assibey Antwi, has revealed. Mr Osei Assibey Antwi told the first ordinary meeting of the Metropolitan Assembly that some of the companies have already made financial commitments. The revelation comes in the wake of challenges …

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Facebook Faces Federal Trade Commission Privacy Inquiry

The US Federal Trade Commission is to investigate Facebook over how data on millions of users was grabbed by Cambridge Analytica. The social network has been criticised for letting the data analysis firm scoop up data on 50 million users. The information is believed to have been used to help …

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Scientists Alarmed At Cancer-Causing Metal Particles In Milled Maize

Scientists at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have discovered metal particles in milled maize after a study. The study published in the Journal of Science and Technology confirms widely held concerns about food prepared with maize. The findings suggest Ghanaians consume between 25 to 97.2 milligrams …

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Komenda Sugar Factory Not Likely To Produce Sugar — UCC Research Team

The Komenda Sugar Factory in the Central Region is not likely to produce sugar for the next one year, unless drastic measures are taken by the government to promote sustainable sugar plantations to feed the factory. This is the outcome of a study by a team of researchers from the …

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WhatsApp Is Reportedly Testing Alerts To Stop Users From Forwarding Spam Messages

In an attempt to curtail spammy content, WhatsApp seems to be testing out notifications that alert users if they receive a message that has been forwarded many times, or if they are about to forward one of these messages themselves, as reported by TechCrunch. Several WhatsApp sites have provided screen …

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Farmers Advised To Wear Protective Clothing During Chemical Application

Mr. Isaac Sangboh who is the chairman of the Akosombo Asuokwaw Farmers Association has underscored the need for farmers to wear protective clothes when applying agro chemicals on their farms. According to him, protective clothing like goggles, nose masks, etc. are important outfit which farmers must wear to protect themselves …

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