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In Germany, researchers at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg found that the bacterium called Cupriavidus metallidurans eats up toxic metallic compounds, continues to live...

The sky is falling! 800 million viruses fall from the sky every day

In British Columbia, a study from the University of British Columbia found that more than 800 million viruses are deposited per square meter every...

Genomic data used for cockroach evolution history

In Japan, researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology and Australia-based University of Sydney have traced key evolutionary time points of the...

Oh smell that smell – dead skin cells responsible for office stench

In Hong Kong, Lynyrd Skynyrd fans are loving the latest research to come from Hong Kong Baptist University that says human skin flakes are...

Stem cells help pets recover from arthritis and dysplasia

In Florida, specialty hospital Affiliated Veterinary Specialists has conducted eight successful adult stem cell procedures on horses and dogs to help them with dysplasia,...

Agriculture now a leading contributor to air pollution in California

In California, a University of California, Davis study found that a previously unrecognized source of nitrogen oxide is contributing up to about 40% of...

Microbe is a pain in the gut, triggers IBD

In Nebraska, a colon-dwelling bacterium may trigger inflammatory bowel diseases by raising the immune system’s alarm against its peaceful bacterial community, reports a recent...

I’ll have the number two: Scientists report poop-to-food “solution” for long-haul space travel

In Pennsylvania, scientists have developed a microbial-based process to turn human waste into food. Developed as an albeit unappetizing solution to feeding astronauts on...

Sentera launches FieldAgent agronomic platform

In Minnesota, Sentera launched their new FieldAgent platform, which replaces all variants of the AgVault and OnTop products. The new brand better reflects the...

Canada invests $255M in genomics research

In Canada, federal and provincial governments are partnering with research institutions and private sector partners to invest $255 million in genomics research bringing new...

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