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Fungi: Gene Activator Role Discovered

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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