News tagged with carbon cycle

Testing the water for bioenergy crops

Many energy researchers and environmental advocates are excited about the prospect of gaining more efficient large-scale biofuel production by using large grasses like miscanthus or switchgrass rather than ...

Aug 29, 2011 3 / 5 (1) 6 | with audio podcast

Shells slim down with CO2

Marine algae that turn carbon dissolved in seawater into shell will produce thinner and thinner shells as carbon dioxide levels increase.

Aug 09, 2011 4.2 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

Same fungus, different strains

Fungi play key roles in nature and are valued for their great importance in industry. Consider citric acid, a key additive in several foods and pharmaceuticals produced on a large-scale basis for decades with ...

May 13, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast