News tagged with physiological effects

Class project inspires research article in Ecology

A study that began as a class project among graduate students at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is now a peer-reviewed research article in Ecology, the flagship journal of the Ecological Society of America.

dateApr 09, 2013 in Ecology
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Engineering alternative fuel with cyanobacteria

(—Sandia National Laboratories Truman Fellow Anne Ruffing has engineered two strains of cyanobacteria to produce free fatty acids, a precursor to liquid fuels, but she has also found that the process cuts the bacteria's ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Plant growth affected by tea seed powder

Natural products marketed as plant growth enhancers are becoming increasingly sought-after. Many of these products, typically produced by small companies with limited research capabilities, have not been tested in farm trials, ...

dateDec 12, 2011 in Ecology
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Smoking mind over smoking matter

Nicotine patches and gum are common -- and often ineffective -- ways of fighting cigarette cravings, as most smokers have discovered. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University shows why they're ineffective, and may provide ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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