Tagged: April

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2 April

  1953 – The journal Nature published a paper by Francis Crick and James Watson, which were the first scientists to describe the double-stranded DNA molecule. back to calendar  

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5 April

  2014 – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced that the country will not import american GM products: “If the Americans like to eat GMO products, let them eat it then. We don’t need to do that; we have enough space and opportunities to produce organic food.” Medvedev ordered widespread...

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22 April

  On April 22 we celebrate “Earth Day“. Peace activist John McConnel introduced the idea of celebrating Earth Day in 1969 during a UNESCO conference. The UN started to celebrate Earth Day in 1992. At the suggestion of the Bolivian government in 2009 the General Assembly of the United Nations...

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25 April

  2014 – Dallas City Council members decided to end the fluoridation of the city’s water supply. The decision was made after months of regular visits by activists to city council meetings. Dallas will be stopping fluoridation after five decades, the practice has been used to counter tooth decay, but...