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RAW VIDEO: Mega Mushroom Causes Stir in China Village

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July 28, 2013
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Residents of Puxiong Township in China's Jianshui County had a reason to fetch their cameras last weekend following the discovery of a giant fungus. The large clump of mushrooms numbered over 100 caps attached at the base of their stems.


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RAW VIDEO: Humpback Whale Calf Found Dead

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AFP (Feb. 4, 2012) A humpback whale calf is found dead on a beach in Meuvaines, a village in northwestern France. Scientists are trying to identify the causes of the grounding, collision or disease.
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AFP (Aug. 18, 2013) Hundreds of Hindu devotees queue in a remote village in eastern India to receive blessings from metres-long and potentially deadly snakes, thought to bring them good luck before harvest. Snake charmers lure their "prized catches" out of wicker baskets and clay pots as part of the annual festival in the village of Purba Bishnupur in West Bengal state.
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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily processed to give fuel and raw materials for the chemical industry. But how well, how fast and how uniformly will these plants grow in a northern German climate? The plant scientist from the Jlich Research Center is convinced that energy crops will play a big role in the future - as long as their cultivation does not compete with food crop production. To what extent that is possible - that is being investigated by a newly founded research center: the Bioeconomy Science Center.
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