Improving Lignin Understanding Could Improve Crop EconomyNews
Scientists have advanced the understanding of lignin biosynthesis which will improve the efficiency of biomass conversion into biofuels and increase the quality of forage and silage.READ MORE
Kids and young adults who drink no water throughout the day may consume twice the amount of calories from sugary drinks than those who drink water.READ MORE
Using EBX reagents, researchers have converted the C-terminal carboxylic acid of peptides into a carbon-carbon triple bond - an alkyne (in chemical jargon a "decarboxylative alkynylation"). The alkyne moiety is a very valuable functional group that can be used to further modify the peptides.READ MORE
A long-term study suggests the oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon drilling rig leak is still affecting the salt marshes of the Gulf Coast.
Regular infusions of an antibody that blocks the HIV binding site on human immune cells may have suppressed levels of HIV for up to four months.READ MORE
To reconstruct the transition from hunting and gathering to farming and herding, researchers turned to an unusual source: urine salts left behind by humans and animals.READ MORE
Humans’ love for meat could be hurting the planet. Many of the steps involved in the meat supply chain result in greenhouse gas emissions. But a new study evaluates several strategies that could reduce these environmental effects.READ MORE