Washington University in St. Louis

New pathways, better biofuels

The mass manufacture of biofuels could hold the key to greener, more environmentally sound energy, transportation and product options. Scientists have previously engineered metabolic pathways of microbes, making them tiny ...

dateNov 28, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Ancient barley took high road to China

First domesticated 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East, wheat and barley took vastly different routes to China, with barley switching from a winter to both a winter and summer crop during a thousand-year ...

dateNov 21, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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