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An international team of scientists has set a new record for creating ice crystals that have a near-perfect cubic arrangement of water molecules—a form of ice that may exist in the coldest high-altitude clouds but is extremely hard to make on Earth...
– Ohio State University
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters
Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have succeeded in quadrupling the length of the Granite State’s strawberry growing season as part of a multi-year research project that aims to be...
– University of New Hampshire
New research reveals that sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to air pollution, is removed from the air by concrete surfaces.
– Stony Brook University
Journal of Chemical Engineering
DHS S&T scientists recently filed five patent applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and provided the funding for research performed by collaborating federal scientists to file five additional patent applications to combat Foreign An...
– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate
A University of Kentucky plant pathologist is part of an international team of researchers who have uncovered an important link to a disease which left unchecked could prove devastating to wheat.
– University of Kentucky
Science Embargo expired on 06-Jul-2017 at 14:00 ET
At a landmark forum co-hosted by the
China Enterprise Chamber of Commerce Uganda (CECCU) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), CECCU declared that Chinese enterprises operating in Uganda would support wildlife conservation.
– Wildlife Conservation Society
An “eelevator” designed and built by a team that includes Cornell University researchers is helping American eels survive their harrowing journey from the Atlantic Ocean to the Hudson River and into rivers in or near New York City.
– Cornell University
In a paper published today in PLOS Genetics researchers conducted a high-throughput phenotyping experiment to map genes that regulate plant height in the model bioenergy grass Setaria.
– Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
PLOS Genetics ; DE-SC0008769
A group from the USDA Agricultural Research Station (ARS) has introduced a web-based application to help farmers. It allows users to access important historical information about the past climate in their area. This could allow them to better plan fo...
– American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Agronomy Journal, May 25, 2017
New study indicates that mud, the most plentiful sediment type carried by the Mississippi River, may be the most powerful tool in building land to keep up sea level rise.
– Tulane University
In a new report, a group of University of Nebraska experts determine that a single nuclear warhead could cause devastating climate change, resulting in widespread drought and famine that could cost a billion lives.
– University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to Australian researchers.
– University of Adelaide
Iowa State University scientists are untangling the complex genetic mechanisms that control growth and stress response in plants. A recently published paper from the researchers identifies a group of proteins that may be of interest to plant breeders...
– Iowa State University
Scientists have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell that integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in the solar spectrum.
– George Washington University
Advanced Energy Materials, July-2017
In the same year the University of Florida’s Citrus Research and Education Center celebrates its 100th anniversary, Nian Wang believes he may be close to finding the “off switch” for greening, the disease devastating Florida’s multi-billion-d...
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
By using advanced lighting and automated shades, scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that occupants on one floor of a high-rise office building in New York City were able to reduce l...
– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Working with Parker Hannifin, Sandia National Laboratories combined basic research on an interesting form of carbon with a unique microsensor to make an easy-to-use, table-top tool that quickly and cheaply detects disinfection byproducts in our drink...
– Sandia National Laboratories
Kansas State University scientists are part of a breakthrough study in which an international team of researchers has successfully deciphered all 10 billion letters in the genetic code of a wild ancestor of wheat.
– Kansas State University
Science Magazine, July-2017
Earlier this week, Member States of the European Union voted in favor of draft criteria to define endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). The Endocrine Society is extremely concerned that the criteria will fail to identify EDCs that are currently caus...
– Endocrine Society
– Cornell University
– Mississippi State University
– University of Alabama at Birmingham