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46 Current news about the topic carbon dioxiderss
Scientists can only develop new cancer drugs or search for cures by testing their theories on the real thing. Traditionally, they've done so by culturing cancer cells on petri dishes or plastic slides. But those cancer cells do not behave the way they do in the body. They only partially ...
Bacteria with a specific mode of nutrition
A German-American research team of biologists and geochemists has discovered hitherto unknown anaerobic bacteria in marine sediments which need only propane or butane for growth. The hydrocarbons ethane, propane and butane - as well as the main component, methane - are the major constituents ...
Direct activation with graphitic carbon nitride makes carbon dioxide accessible for chemical synthesis
Plants can do it: they simply grab carbon dioxide out of the air and covert it into biomass. In this process, known as photosynthesis, the plants use light as their energy source. Chemists would also like to be able to use CO2 as a carbon source for their synthetic reactions, but it doesn't ...
Sustainable agricultural practices benefit farmers, environment, society
According to Monsanto, since the introduction of biotech crops in 1996, farmers have reduced - and, in some cases, completely stopped - plowing or tilling the soil to eliminate weeds and prepare fields for planting. The benefits of conservation tillage range from less erosion to improved ...
Until now, there has been no way to sterilize human tissue. The potential for a product that can do the job is one reason MBA students at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management made a savvy investment pick in NovaSterilis, a start-up biotechnology company in Lansing, ...
Natvar, the Clayton, North Carolina-based global manufacturer of medical tubing, has developed BioPath, a multilayered flexible tubing designed to offer the medical industry a high-performance alternative to existing PVC and polyurethane products. BioPath tubing is coextruded using ...