News tagged with oxides

Research for an oil (palm) change

In recent research, scientists have developed a technique that shows great promise for helping oil palm growers optimise production and reduce environmental impacts.

dateJun 08, 2017 in Environment
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How plants prevent oxidative stress

When excess light energy is absorbed by plants during photosynthesis, harmful reactive oxygen species are produced. These reactive oxygen species break down important structures such as proteins and membranes, preventing ...

dateJun 08, 2017 in Biotechnology
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A genomic take on geobiology

Scientists know that atmospheric oxygen irreversibly accumulated on Earth around 2.3 billion years ago, at a time known as the Great Oxidation Event, or GOE. Prior to that time all life was microbial, and most, if not all, ...

dateJun 06, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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