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'Fountain of youth' for leaves discovered

What plant scientists call senescence, consumers experience as wilted produce and overripe fruit. A team led by Cornell horticulture professor Su-Sheng Gan has identified an enzymatic fountain of youth that ...

dateAug 23, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Impregnating plastics with carbon dioxide

Everyone has heard that carbon dioxide is responsible for global warming. But the gas also has some positive characteristics. Researchers are now impregnating plastics with compressed CO2 in a process that could ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Materials Science
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Pharmaceutical substances found in waters of Donana

Researchers from the University of Seville (US) have detected active pharmaceutical substances for the first time in the waters of the Doñana National Park and its surrounding areas. The results suggest eco-toxicological ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Environment
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Plants choose ammunition carefully

Plants are anything but as defenceless as they might seem. Various plant hormones work together to specifically fend off attacks. Dutch researcher Antonio Leon-Reyes has now shown how these hormones cooperate. By 'consulting' ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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