Stories with the tag: Biology
Rising river waters deliver a feast of carbon to hungry microbes where water meets land, triggering increased activity and altering the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Release Date: 4/7/2016
Nature’s figured it out already, how to best break down food into fuel. Now scientists have caught up, showing that fungi found in the guts of goats, horses and sheep could help fill up your gas tank too.
Release Date: 2/18/2016
Scientists have made a "vitamin mimic" - a molecule that looks and acts just like a natural vitamin to bacteria - that offers a new window into the inner workings of living microbes.
Release Date: 1/21/2016
Scientists have shown that a process known as oxidative stress is at work during the rendezvous between certain nanoparticles and immune cells known as macrophages.
Release Date: 1/13/2016
Cool news about lasers: Research team refrigerates liquids with a laser for the first time.
Release Date: 11/25/2015
he creation of a new kind of rice which gives off nearly zero greenhouse gas emissions during its growth has earned kudos for a PNNL scientist and colleagues from around the globe.
Release Date: 11/24/2015
Tiny marine organisms that play key roles in global carbon and nutrient cycling will be better understood thanks to new genetic tools being developed at PNNL through a new grant.
Release Date: 11/13/2015
In the quest for renewable fuels, scientists are taking lessons from a humble bacterium that fills our oceans and covers moist surfaces the world over.
Release Date: 11/10/2015
Rice – the staple for half the world’s population – now can be grown with virtually no greenhouse gas emissions and more starch for a richer good source.
Release Date: 7/28/2015
Three PNNL researchers have been elected to membership in the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Release Date: 7/22/2015