Broad bean thrives despite a hyperactive ion channel, finds study

Plants in which an ion channel of the vacuole is hyperactive are extremely stressed and grow poorly. But the broad bean is an exception, as W├╝rzburg researchers have discovered. Their research is published in the journal ...

Maps reveal biochar's potential for mitigating climate change

Biochar, a charcoal made from heating discarded organic materials such as crop residues, offers a path to lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) at a time when climate scientists warn that urgent action is needed limit ...

A decision-support tool gives second life to food waste

European scientists, companies and clusters developed a decision-support tool that identifies what residues from food production can be recycled and how. The software supports a decision-making process that is not only based ...

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