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National Academies of Sciences release agricultural research needs report

In Washington, D.C., a new blueprint produced by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, "Science Breakthroughs 2030," lays out how research can...

German study shows no link between genes and dietary intake

In Germany, a research team at the Technical University of Munich analyzed scientific articles on individualized dietary recommendations based on genetic information and reached...

Plant-based nanocrystals save tree fruit from frost damage

In Washington, groundbreaking nanotechnology designed to protect cherries, apples and other popular fruits from frost damage is showing positive results in tests by Washington...

North American forests’ carbon capture potential is quantified

In California, University of California, Santa Cruz researchers calculated the capacity of North American forests to sequester carbon in a detailed analysis that, for...

For Sweden, more biorefineries will have minimal impact on wood prices

In Sweden, a new report from researchers from IIASA, Luleå University of Technology, and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden has shown that more biorefineries,...

When corn is flaked, some healthy nutrients are lost

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Purdue research leads to cellphone E. coli detection

In Indiana, two Purdue University researchers developed a technology capable of detecting a strain of E. coli that has been linked to recent, deadly...

Bacteria spreads in the kitchen without proper handwashing

In Washington, D.C., the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service recently completed an observational study in which participants were recorded cooking in a test...

South Carolina forests benefit from carbon offset trading

In South Carolina, the South Carolina Natural Resources Conservation Service held a workshop for forest landowners focused on carbon emission offsets trading. Marzieh Motallebi,...

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