News tagged with oil

Where GM meets GE

Genome edited (GE) crops will be sown in a field this month for the first time in the UK as part of an experimental trial at Rothamsted Research that aims to investigate genetic engineering's efficiency in developing plants ...

dateMay 18, 2018 in Biotechnology
shares12 comments 0

A seismic shift in oil exploration

An advanced computational method for processing seismic data developed by KAUST researchers allows the detailed structure of deep oil reservoirs to be imaged at unprecedented resolution, opening new possibilities in the increasingly ...

dateMay 14, 2018 in Earth Sciences
shares9 comments 0

Video: Does melatonin do anything?

Melatonin is a widely used supplement. Many people turn to the hormone hoping it will improve their sleep, but do claims of its efficacy have any merit?

dateMay 10, 2018 in Other
shares7 comments 1

Building a circular bioeconomy with synthetic biology

On April 2010, the Gulf of Mexico turned black. The largest marine oil spill initiated by an explosion of methane gas on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig is supposed to have leaked around 800 million liters of oil into ...

dateMay 07, 2018 in Other
shares7 comments 0