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In Pennsylvania, agroforestry could play an important role in mitigating climate change because it sequesters more atmospheric carbon in plant parts and soil than...

Earth BioGenome Project intends to map the DNA of all living things on Earth

In California, in an effort to protect and preserve the Earth's biodiversity and kick-start an inclusive bio-economy, the World Economic Forum announced a landmark...

Omega-3s from fish are superior to flaxseed oil in cancer prevention

In Canada, omega-3s from fish pack a stronger punch than flaxseed and other oils when it comes to cancer prevention, according to a first-ever...

Sunlight-splitting greenhouse film increases photosynthetically efficient light

In Colorado, engineers working at the University of Colorado Boulder are developing a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that splits sunlight into photosynthetically efficient light...

Microwave radar counts cranberries to reduce the labor in yield estimation

In Wisconsin, counting cranberries is a time-consuming and laborious endeavor that yields important information about everything from berry quality to the projected harvest. “We...

Ingestible sensor capsule discovers new digestive mechanisms

In Australia, RMIT University researchers have uncovered mechanisms in the human body that have never been seen before, including a potentially new immune system....

Kill cancer cells with broccoli and special probiotics

In Singapore, researchers in the NUS Medicine lab of Associate Professor Matthew Chang turned a cocktail of bacteria and vegetables into a targeted system...

Wearable sensors for plants

In Iowa, researchers at Iowa State University are working with new, low-cost, easily produced, graphene-based, sensors-on-tape that can be attached to plants and can...

Resolutions to improve health also help weight loss

In Texas, a registered dietitian with Baylor College of Medicine said to focus your new year resolutions about diet and health on making changes...

Streams are good regional environmental sensors

In Michigan, scientists at Michigan State University have shown that streams can be key health indicators of a region’s landscape. Using streams as sensors...

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