Article ID: 721206
Antiquated dams hold key to water qualityUniversity of Delaware
Small, centuries-old dams are of no use to humans. But researchers will use NSF grants to examine whether removing them will harm water quality. Blocking the water makes soil upstream richer in carbon, which acts as an important filter of nitrogen, a key pollutant in our nation's waterways.
Released:22-Oct-2019 4:35 PM EDT
Article ID: 720951
Parasite kryptonite: A new way to fight schistosomiasis?Morgridge Institute for Research
A team at the Morgridge Institute for Research has characterized a natural chemical that paralyzes the parasite that causes schistosomiasis, offering a new pathway to fight the catastrophic neglected disease.
Released:17-Oct-2019 1:50 PM EDT
Article ID: 720895
UIC researchers awarded $1.7M from HUDUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago received $1.7 million in research funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to study lead and other household health hazards. The funds will support two different projects in Illinois communities.
Released:16-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 720721
Searching for WaterUniversity of Delaware
What does the presence of 1,000 year old water mean for the future of water supplies under the desert regions of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates? New research has sought to identify how much good water is available in the Arabian Peninsula, where water is stored in what are known as "fossil aquifers."
Released:14-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT
Released:25-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 718792
How Can We Feed the World Without Overwhelming the Planet?International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
A new study published in nature Sustainability proposes alternative hunger eradication strategies that will not compromise environmental protection.
Released:10-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718685
Breeders release new flaxseed cultivar with higher yieldAmerican Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
The crop has many uses as plant-based food and fiber
Released:11-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Article ID: 718230
Airline Water Study 2019Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center / DietDetective.com
A 2019 Airline Water Study released by DietDetective.com and the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center reveals that the quality of drinking water varies by airline, and many airlines have possibly provided passengers with unhealthy water.
Released:10-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT