Fueling up your car with ethanol produced from blue-green algae may sound far-fetched. But Bill Gibbons, a professor and researcher in SDSUs Department of Biology and Microbiology, says it is close to reality ...
The first rough draft of a "genetic road map" of a biomass crop, prairie cordgrass, is giving scientists an inside look at the genes of one of the crops that may help produce the next generation of biofuels.
A student's scholarship-winning project at South Dakota State University may help scientists better understand how grapes and other plants respond to drought.
(PhysOrg.com) -- South Dakota State University scientists and their colleagues elsewhere are adding to what is known about an insect "re-discovered" in switchgrass research plots at SDSU.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Tweet this: Using a social networking platform such as Twitter as a tool in university courses can increase student engagement and boost grades.
South Dakota State University researchers have demonstrated for the first time that a plant-derived compound used to treat nicotine addiction also has significant effects against alcohol addiction.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A South Dakota State University scientist is exploring ways to re-use enzymes in processes such as making cellulosic ethanol.
(PhysOrg.com) -- South Dakota State University research shows a traditional Asian flatbread called chapathi, or chapati, gets a big boost in protein and fiber when fortified with food-grade distillers grains.
(PhysOrg.com) -- South Dakota State University mathematicians are helping doctors of the Mayo Clinic build mathematical models to fine-tune an innovative strategy to treat cancer.
The start of the growing season across the continental United States comes, on average, about a week earlier than it did more than 50 years ago. However, that varies based on location, according to distinguished professor ...