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Spider mites’ ability to adapt is still a mystery – and a threat Spider mites’ ability to adapt is still a mystery – and a threat

The Tetranychus urticae spider mite is less than half a millimetre long, yet it causes significant damage to food crops and ornamental plants. From home gardens to large-scale agricultural production, and even inside greenhouses, fighting it is an uphill battle.


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David Muir (PhD Chemistry) new director of NRC London Office

Metal powder is being transformed into auto parts using laser technology at the National Research Council’s London office, its new director says.
David Muir, who came from a business management position at 3M Canada, said he’s working with manufacturers in the city and region to improve how auto parts are made.

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