Science News01/10/2012

Doubts on Séralini study linking GM crops and cancer

After the article published on Food and Chemical Toxicology, there was a lot of reactions by researchers and scientists. Efsa will next week deliver its preliminary review

di Alberto Grimelli

Science News01/10/2012

Plants can reduce street-level concentrations of nitrogen dioxide

A study suggested that urban planners consider the benefits of planting trees in these areas

di R. T.
Science News25/09/2012

A new integrated soybean biorefinery

di S. C.

Science News03/09/2012

A hydrogel can preserve bananas to rapid over-ripening

Chinese studies develop a spray-on coating that consumers could use to delay the ripening of those 6.4 billion pounds of bananas that people in the U.S. eat every year

di S. C.
Science News22/08/2012

Organic coffee benefits

di S. C.

Science News06/08/2012

In the intestine of wasps and hornets the secret of typical wines

The analysis has shown how the strains isolated from insects and wines were better correlated than areal strains of different microbial biodiversity by identifying a characteristic of a vineyard or region

di Graziano Alderighi
Science News04/06/2012

Plant could produce more also with less pigments

The scientists discovered that leaf pigments not directly involved in photosynthesis dissipate light by absorption rather than using it effectively

di T N
Science News04/06/2012

New silk fibers can kill anthrax and other microbes in minutes

This new “killer silk” has many potential uses, including make-shift curtains and other protective coatings that protect homes and other buildings in the event of a terrorist attack with anthrax

di S. C.

Science News04/06/2012

Pesticides and bee health: EFSA reviews the science

EFSA has published a state-of-the-art scientific review of the risks posed by pesticides to honey bees, bumble bees and solitary bees

di S. C.
Science News04/06/2012

The World Vegetable Center for research updates and discussions

Representatives of 20 Asian seed companies gather at AVRDC. Participants received progress updates on the Center’s tomato, cucurbit and pepper breeding programs

di S. C.