Optimal plant nitrogen uptake leads to reduced greenhouse gas emissions

In Indiana, Purdue University scientists found that corn management processes contributing to optimal levels of plant nitrogen uptake could result in fewer nitrous oxide...

Baker’s yeast is enlisted as a low-cost, low-maintenance global pathogen detector

In New York, during a project that began as a search to find a cost-effective, simple way to detect cholera, Columbia University researchers developed...

New paint uses the sun and water vapor to make hydrogen

In Australia, RMIT University researchers developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapor and split it to generate hydrogen. The paint contains a...

Genetic secrets of plant cell walls unlocked

In the United Kingdom, the genetic secrets of plant cell walls that could help improve the quality of plant-based foods have been unlocked by...

Not a tricorder, but a hand-held genome sequencing device delivers results in minutes

In Texas, researchers learned that within five years, consumers may begin using a device smaller than a flip phone to monitor the air, test...

Blue scorpion venom and plant-based phytonutrients combine to inhibit cancer growth

In Maryland, PetLife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced an all-natural cancer cocktail combining Blue Scorpion Venom Chlorotoxin with plant-based phytonutrients. Preliminary testing has shown inhibition against certain cancer...

Fasting blood sugar levels can indicate the best diet for people with prediabetes or...

In Massachusetts, data suggests that fasting plasma glucose levels, also called blood sugar levels, could be helpful in determining the type of diet that...

American consumers want more renewable energy and lower power bills

In Washington, sociologists with Washington State University report that many Americans would prefer to power their homes with wind, solar and other forms of...

National Farmers Union says withdrawing from the Paris Agreement hurts farmers and ranchers

In Washington, D.C., Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union, said President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement rejects science and...

Rotting leaves are contributing to global warming

In Michigan, Michigan State University scientists have pinpointed a new source of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that’s more potent than carbon dioxide –...

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After years of secrecy, P&G dish out details on Imflux process for plastic and...

In Ohio, Procter & Gamble Co. showcased its Imflux process and explained how the technology's ability to manage very large swings in viscosity makes...

From CO2 to fish feed, NovoNutrients scales up

In California, startup company NovoNutrients is making fish feed from carbon dioxide in order to keep up with the growing global demand for fish....

Velvet worm’s sticky secretions serve as inspiration for future self-recycling materials

In Germany, velvet worms shoot out sticky secretions that stiffen into strong threads under the action of force, and then can be dissolved and...