News tagged with compounds

Two approaches to enhancing tomato flavor

Anyone who has ever wondered why some tomatoes can taste so bland might be interested in the work of two Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Fort Pierce, Florida. They are taking two different approaches to ...

dateMay 13, 2016 in Biotechnology
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US unveils first federal methane regulations

The United States on Thursday unveiled the first federal regulations on methane—a powerful greenhouse gas that accelerates global warming—aimed at reducing emissions from new oil and gas operations.

dateMay 13, 2016 in Environment
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Fish-eyed lens cuts through the dark

Combining the best features of a lobster and an African fish, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created an artificial eye that can see in the dark. And their fishy false eyes could help search-and-rescue robots ...

dateApr 15, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Protecting crowds from bombings in public spaces

Airport scanners can detect the explosive compounds that have been used in recent terrorist bombings, but these attacks didn't happen inside the protected spaces of terminals. They occurred in crowded public places where ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Other
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