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Fungi: Gene Activator Role Discovered


Specific modifications to fungi DNA may hold the secret to turning common plant degradation agents into biofuel producers.
14-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

First Look at a Living Cell Membrane


Neutrons provide the solution to nanoscale examination of living cell membrane and confirm the existence of lipid rafts.
13-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High Yield Biomass Conversion Strategy Ready for Commercialization


Researchers convert 80 percent of biomass into high-value products with strategy that's ready for commercialization.
13-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Consequences of Drought Stress on Biofuels


Switchgrass cultivated during a year of severe drought inhibited microbial fermentation and resulting biofuel production.
12-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clay Minerals and Metal Oxides Change How Uranium Travels Through Sediments


Montmorillonite clays prevent uranium from precipitating from liquids, letting it travel with groundwater.
8-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tundra Loses Carbon with Rapid Permafrost Thaw


Seven-year-study shows plant growth does not sustainably balance carbon losses from solar warming and permafrost thaw.
7-Sep-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Crystals Grow by Twisting, Aligning and Snapping Together


Van der Waals force, which that enables tiny crystals to grow, could be used to design new materials.
6-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitamin B12 Fuels Microbial Growth


Scarce compound, vitamin B12, is key for cellular metabolism and may help shape microbial communities that affect environmental cycles and bioenergy production.
5-Sep-2017 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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