Photo by MARIUSZ PRUSACZYK via 123RF A research team from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, Royal Botanic ..
Photo by annete viqa 123RF Researchers from the Graz University of Technology found an alternative to formaldehyde to treat germs in chicken eggs. This alternative is in the form of bacteria with antimicrobial properties that was used before to protect Styrian oil-seed pumpkins from rot in 2009. In Europe, hatcheries were found treated with an insecticide called fipronil, a chemical harmful to health. Eg.. 2019-03-20
Photo by angellodeco via 123RF A team of researchers at Duke University have turned bacteria into builders by programming these with a synthetic gene circuit. When the bacteria colony grew into the shape of a dome, the gene circuit triggered the production of a protein type distributed within the colony that recruited inorganic materials. Researchers supplied it with gold nanoparticles that formed a golden .. 2019-03-19
Photo by: Raysonho via Wikimedia Commons The holidays generally bring cheer, but for some retailers in the US, they have to confront bigger issues that could dampen the overall mood of the season. Five American retailers may face a bleak holiday season, as they struggle with meeting their target sales and improving their financial standing in the remaining few months of 2017, reported The Motley Fool, an.. 2019-03-18