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Growing Carbon Nanotubes From Old Newspapers
News   Nov 25, 2019

Old newspapers can be used as a low cost, eco-friendly material on which to grow single-walled carbon nanotubes on a large scale, according to new research.

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Rice Teams Up With Bacteria and Fungi
News   Nov 25, 2019

Nitrogen nutrition has been improved in rice by interaction with rhodotorula mucilaginosa and its N2-fixing endobacteria, offering the hope of improved crop yields.

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New Device Permits a Closer Look at Previously Inaccessible Areas of the Genome
News   Nov 25, 2019

Expansions of DNA repeats are very hard to analyze. A method that
combines nanopore sequencing, stem cell, and CRISPR-Cas technologies allows for a detailed look at these previously inaccessible regions of the genome.

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Useful Chemical Made From Air Pollutant Gas
News   Nov 25, 2019

A toxic pollutant produced by burning fossil fuels can be captured from the exhaust gas stream and converted into useful industrial chemicals using only water and air thanks to a new advanced material.

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New Study Shows Connection Between Air Pollution, Alzheimer’s-like Brain Changes
News   Nov 22, 2019

This is the first study to really show, in a statistical model, that air pollution was associated with Alzheimer’s-like brain changes with declines in memory performance.

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The True "Cost" of Chocolate
News   Nov 22, 2019

The world’s love for chocolate has helped decimate protected forests in western Africa as some residents have turned protected areas into illegal cocoa farms and hunting grounds. But researchers have found that simply patrolling the grounds of two forest reserves in Ivory Coast has helped reduce illegal activity.

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Feeding the Urban Masses the Smart Way
News   Nov 22, 2019

A recent study provides clarification and analysis on various aspects of what a controlled environment system entails and the extent to which differing food production approaches can be applied to the many current and hopeful endeavors of Urban Agriculture.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids’ Health Benefit Linked to Stem Cell Control
News   Nov 22, 2019

For years, researchers have known that defects in the primary cilium are linked with obesity and insulin resistance. Now, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered that the strange little cellular appendage is sensing omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, and that this signal is directly affecting how stem cells in fat tissue divide and turn into fat cells.

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Big Sensitivity Boost for Spectroscopic Analysis
News   Nov 22, 2019

A new advance promises to increase the sensitivity of high-resolution spectrometers that perform chemical analysis using terahertz wavelengths.

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Revealing Tasty Genetic Secrets of “Sea Grapes”
News   Nov 21, 2019

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) recently unveiled key information about gene expression in sea grapes, which could help shed light on the evolution of sea grape morphology and help Okinawan farmers improve cultivation of umi-budo.

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