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Salt tolerant grasses

A researcher tried to identify a salt tolerance limit for native and ornamental turf grasses in hopes of finding a variety that can be used along highways without being killed when roadway salt.

Eating towards intelligence

According to research conducted at MIT, dietary nutrients found in a wide range of foods from infant formula to eggs increase brain synapses and improve cognitive abilities.

Mass informatics platform

Thermo Fisher Scientific announced the introduction of Thermo Scientific Proteome Discoverer, a new proteomics analysis software platform.

Quasiparticle finding

Weizmann Institute physicists have demonstrated, for the first time, the existence of 'quasiparticles' with one quarter the charge of an electron.

New pathogen from pigs' stomach

Scientists have isolated a new bacterium in pigs' stomachs thanks to a pioneering technique, offering hope of new treatments to people who suffer with stomach ulcers.

Surprising graphene

Graphene is the two-dimensional crystalline form of carbon: a single layer of carbon atoms arranged in hexagons, like a sheet of chicken wire with an atom at each nexus.

Blocking malaria transmission

By disrupting the potassium channel of the malaria parasite, a team of researchers has been able to prevent the malaria parasites from forming in mosquitoes.

Nanoparticle drug delivery

Engineers have created the first synthetic nanoparticles that can penetrate a cell without poking a hole in its protective membrane and killing it.

Concentrating environmental samples

For environmental laboratories it is of great benefit to concentrate samples prior to analysis to help accurately determine levels of analyte in a given sample.

Low volume 384-well products

Porvair Sciences Ltd. has added a series of low volume 384-well products to its range of disposable Reservoir trays that are designed for use with any liquid handling system.

Portable FT-IR Spectrometers

A2 Technologies announced enhancements to its product line, designed for on-site lubrication analysis of systems in the power industry

Extract-N-Amp optimisation

Sigma-Aldrich is developing optimised protocols enabling Extract-N-Amp kits to join a growing range of Plug'n'Prep methods for Eppendorf AG's epMotion.

Direct determination of Organic Carbon

A method for direct automated elemental analysis of organic carbon in sediment samples with a minimum of sample preparation is available for the Exeter Analytical Model CE-440 CHN Elemental Analyser.

SCAE Wonderful Coffee show

Buhler is expanding its activities in the coffee market segment and is now offering you solu-tions which are more innovative than ever for the industrial processing of coffee.

Pasteurized under vacuum

The newest development from Bühler Barth AG is its CCP nut and almond sterilization system.

Chocolate shot with a heart

Buhler Bindler will present its revolutionary new "FlexiShot" chocolate molding system at the Interpack in Dusseldorf.

Antibiotics paradox

While consumers are increasing demand for pork produced without antibiotics, more of the pigs raised in such conditions carry bacteria and parasites.

Electrical discharge in the brain

After a stroke, even unaffected areas of the brain are at risk – depolarization waves arise at the edges of the dead tissue and spread through the adjacent areas of the brain. If these waves are repeated, more cells die.

Perfecting a solar cell

New research shows that a film of carbon nanotubes may be able to replace two of the layers normally used in a solar cell, with improved performance at a lower cost.

Menopausal brain change

Many women experience menopausal changes in their body including hot flashes, moodiness and fatigue, but the changes they don't notice can be more dangerous.

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