Water-stingy agriculture reduces arsenic in rice markedly

A new farming method first developed to conserve precious irrigation water may have the added benefit of producing rice containing much less arsenic than rice grown using traditional rice-farming methods, researchers in the ...

Revolutionary green technology bus

Insight from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, commitment from two Michigan companies and funding from the Department of Energy have led to the commercialization of a lightweight urban transit bus with double the fuel efficiency ...

Researchers analyze how new anti-MRSA abtibiotics function

A new paper by Shahriar Mobashery, Navari Family Professor in Life Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, and researchers in his lab provides important insights into promising new antibiotics aimed at combating MRSA.

Major drop in traffic deaths: It's more than high gas prices

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rising fuel prices, resulting in less driving, may very well be a reason for the decline in traffic deaths, as recent reports have suggested. But a new report by the University of Michigan shows that something ...

Diamonds may have been life's best friend on primordial Earth

Diamonds may have been life's best friend. Billions of years ago, the surface of these gems may have provided just the right conditions to foster the chemical reactions believed to have given rise to life on Earth, researchers ...

Next-gen broadband at your service

Faster, smarter broadband networks are on the way, thanks to European research. The next step will be to usher in compelling services for European consumers. Already companies are eager to get their hands on the technologies ...

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