ORNL story tips: Stealthy air leak detection, carbon to chemicals and recycling goes large
Joan W. Bennett, a Distinguished Professor of plant biology and pathology at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. She joins neurosurgeon and CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center atmospheric scientist Ann Thompson and media entrepreneur and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey.
Buffalo State’s herbarium has a new, dedicated space for the more than 16,000 specimens it holds.
ORNL story tips: Air taxis, fungi speak, radiation game and climate collab
As climate change influences our ecosystems, microbes may help crops and environmental management solutions succeed in stressful conditions
Researchers found that bacteria essential to ripening cheese can sense and respond to compounds produced by fungi in the rind and released into the air, enhancing the growth of some species of bacteria over others. The make-up of the cheese microbiome is critical to flavor and quality of the cheese.
Various types of microbes are key ingredients to healthy soil
In a study of New York state apple orchards, Cornell University plant pathologists have identified a new fungal pathogen that causes bitter rot disease in apples.
World’s forests are growing younger, U.S. wind plant performance changes with age, and fungi food choices opens the door to better methods for producing bio-based products
While many of us use social media to be tickled silly by cat videos or wowed by delectable cakes, others use them to discover new species.
Jonathan Schilling is a professor in the Department of Plant & Microbial Biology at the University of Minnesota. He is also the director of the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories in northern Minnesota.
SUMMARYThrough a combination of lab and field experiments, researchers have developed a better understanding of…
Research shows fungi may slow climate change by storing more carbon
‘Are Noncommunicable Diseases Communicable?’ Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Paper in Science Today
New Brunswick, N.J. (Jan. 16, 2020) – Rutgers professors Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello and Martin J. Blaser…
Researcher to explain findings from an Alaskan boreal forest and a Costa Rican cloud forest
A new platform for producing blue pigment could provide a sustainable alternative to conventional synthetic…