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Roots of Related Genetic Diseases Found in Cell Powerhouses
Roots of Related Genetic Diseases Found in Cell Powerhouses
News   Jan 23, 2017

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered the mechanisms behind a genetic change known to cause a set of related diseases.

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Model Reveals How Droplets Grow Around Particles on a Surface
Model Reveals How Droplets Grow Around Particles on a Surface
News   Jan 23, 2017

A mathematical model that predicts how water condenses around tiny particles could help to improve chemical industrial processes, including the production of drug tablets, fertilizers and catalysts.

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More Can Now be Extracted from Wastewater
More Can Now be Extracted from Wastewater
News   Jan 23, 2017

A material made by combining a metal and a polymer can help generate hydrogen and fresh water from wastewater

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New Adsorbent  Selectively Captures Soluble Organic Contaminants in Water
New Adsorbent Selectively Captures Soluble Organic Contaminants in Water
News   Jan 23, 2017

An adsorbent that can selectively capture soluble organic contaminants in water has been developed. This water treatment is a fluorine-based nanoporous polymer that can selectively remove water-soluble micromolecules.

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The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease
The Type of Sugar You Eat Determines Your Risk for Chronic Disease
News   Jan 20, 2017

The type of sugar you eat, and not just the calorie count, may determine your risk for chronic disease. A new study is the first of its kind to compare the effects of two types of sugar on metabolic and vascular function

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Decoding Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield
Decoding Microbial Metabolism Explains Biofuel Yield
News   Jan 20, 2017

To unravel how intricate waste biomass converts to biofuels, a Cornell professor studied the bacterium Clostridium acetobutylicum to decipher its metabolism. Understanding the bacterium’s sugar-processing complexities may lead to improved biofuel yields.

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New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety
New Standard Test Method to Assess Water Safety
News   Jan 20, 2017

Researchers investigating nutrient runoff, water quality and wastewater treatment operators can now benefit from a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard.

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New Nanomaterial and Imaging Method Discovered
New Nanomaterial and Imaging Method Discovered
News   Jan 20, 2017

A team of chemists have created an new type of nanomaterial and watched it form in real time, using a transmission electron microscope.

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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
News   Jan 19, 2017

Information useful to plant scientists as well as researchers in the fields of biofuels, materials science, and secondary plant metabolism.

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