Archive: 09/08/2008

Marijuana ingredients show promise in battling superbugs

Substances in marijuana show promise for fighting deadly drug-resistant bacterial infections, including so-called "superbugs," without causing the drug's mood-altering effects, scientists in Italy and the United Kingdom are ...

Sep 08, 2008 4.9 / 5 (22) 0

Researchers advance cellulosic ethanol production

A team of researchers from Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering and Mascoma Corporation in Lebanon, N.H., have made a discovery that is important for producing large quantities of cellulosic ethanol, a leading candidate ...

Sep 08, 2008 4.5 / 5 (24) 0

Enzyme Detectives Uncover New Reactions, Products

( -- If your experiment doesn't go the way you expect, take a closer look -- something even more interesting may have happened. That strategy has led scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's ...

Sep 08, 2008 4.7 / 5 (13) 0

Scientists point to forests for carbon storage solutions

Scientists who have determined how much carbon is stored annually in upper Midwest forests hope their findings will be used to accelerate global discussion about the strategy of managing forests to offset greenhouse gas emissions.

Sep 08, 2008 4.8 / 5 (6) 0