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8 July 2016
Albuquerque, Vermont, United States
Under 800 Words
Vermont's passage of a law requiring food that is genetically modified to be labeled spurred action at the national level to create one standard, rather than a patchwork of state laws, that offers food companies sever...
7 June 2016
San Diego, California, United States
One scientist, dared to take a risk, and go where no one else had: mass-spectrometry imaging of microbes and chemicals. These images tell scientists how microbes communicate with each other, the environment, and human...
19 April 2016
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Immunotherapy has shown promise as an alternative to radiation, chemotherapy, or surgery for treating certain kinds of cancer. By modifying the body’s own immune system to fight lymphoma, Doctor Steve Rosenberg has se...
24 September 2015
Salina, Kansas, United States
University research in Kansas and California is providing technical solutions for small farmers to help them compete against large scale farms.
13 April 2015
Green Island, New York, United States
Using mycelium from mushrooms offers a sustainable and biodegradable alternative to synthetic polymers. Mushrooms produce a natural structure that can be used in building and construction, in lieu of plastics or proce...
10 December 2014
La Grange, North Carolina, United States
Over 3000 Words
A farm in North Carolina discovered a new market and revived their business. By focusing on the genetics of their hogs and altering the hogs' diet the farm was able to enter the competitive but lucrative Japanese pork...
24 November 2014
Shepherd, Montana, United States
Clean water and healthy ecosystems are becoming increasingly difficult to come by. With floating islands and other inventions, eco-entrepreneur Bruce Kania thinks that biomimicry - such as reconstructing wetlands and ...
18 February 2014
The twenty-first century city is a complex organism, and simulating it to anticipate traffic and transportation congestions can be problematic for urban planning. Researchers around the world from Japan to England hav...
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