Protein malnutrition can be caused by low soil fertility, which in turn reduces yields. Food security hinges on this issue. The "Building Institutional Capacity in Tropical Legumes" symposium planne..
Credit: Cambridge University Botanic Garden The world's botanic gardens contain at least 30% of all known plant species, including 41% of all those classed as 'threatened', according ..
Credit: CIMMYT Stem rust, named for the blackening pustules that infect plant stems, caused devastating crop epidemics and famine for centuries before being tamed by fungicides and resistance genes..
Credit: Alex Kutana/Rice University HOUSTON - (Sept. 20, 2017) - Rice University scientists have discovered a two-dimensional alloy with an optical bandgap that can be tuned by the temperature u..
Credit: Credit: NASA/JAXA, Hal Pierce Hurricane Maria was analyzed in visible and infrared light as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP passed overhead over two days. NASA's GPM satellite also provided..
A study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigator suggests that participation in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) may r..
Credit: The American Chemical Society WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2017 -- Everyone seems to swear by a different pancake recipe. How can you griddle up the perfect pancakes for your Saturday morning breakfast? With chemistry, of course. Just in…
Credit: Liu & Urban, eNeuro Mice exposed to scents of mint or fresh cut grass before and shortly after birth show increased responses in a specific population of odor-processing neurons to a variet..
A recently discovered dwarf galaxy in the constellation Lynx may serve well as a proxy for better understanding the developing chemistry of the early universe, according to a research team that includ..
Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a technique to produce synthetic steroids that could pave the way for a cascade of new drug discoveries. The process, published in the journal Nature Ch..