Reactivating Nuclear Power Plant Near Volcano a Bad Idea, Geologists Say

Plans to reactivate a nuclear power plant near the capital city of the Philippines have been criticized by scientists over its proximity to a potentially active volcano. The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) is located in the foothills of Mount Natib, only five miles from the caldera, and was built in the 1980s. It was … Read more

FMC Corporation unveils new Plant Health business brand identity, ‘Biologicals by FMC,’ reflecting company’s commitment to biological crop protection

Two new biologicals will be introduced in the US and Brazil this year Biologicals by FMC PHILADELPHIA, June 22, 2022 / PRNewswire / – FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), a leading global agricultural sciences company, has launched a brand new identity for its Plant Health business to reflect the company’s continuing growth and expansion of its … Read more

Nitrogen 101 – Biological nitrogen fixation for plant growth and health | Brand Ave. Studios

It moves through living and nonliving things, permeating the atmosphere, water, soil, plants, animals and microscopic beings. It is odorless, colorless and tasteless. Like water, it has a repeating cycle upon which life depends. What is it? Nitrogen, of course! OK, maybe that wasn’t obvious. After all, it’s not every day that most folks ponder … Read more

Evolutionary biology: The greening ashore: Trends in Plant Science cover story: — ScienceDaily

A team led by evolutionary biologist Prof. Dr. Sven Gould of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) has been studying the current state of research on the land colonization plant that occurred some 500 million years ago. The findings from this illustrated overview study published by Dr. Mona Schreiber as lead author have now appeared in … Read more

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Plant Biology job with MURDOCH UNIVERSITY

Environmental and Conservation Sciences / College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education Continuous, Full Time (37.5 hours per week) Level B to Level C (subject to experience as per position descriptions) | $ 97k – $ 137k plus 17% employ superannuation contributions Salary Packaging opportunities Ref: 129055 About Us At … Read more

SBU biochemistry major wins undergraduate poster award at regional plant biology research conference

Jun 16, 2022 After two years of no in-person conferences, a research team from St. Bonaventure University was excited to attend a Maryland symposium and talk to researchers and graduate students in person about their work. The group, working under the guidance of Dr. Xiao-Ning Zhang, included Arden Bui and Leigha Haberly, two rising seniors … Read more

Lect/Assist Prof in Plant Cell Biology & Biotech job with UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Plant Cell Biology and Biotechnology within UCD School of Biology & Environmental Biology The School of Biology & Environmental Science at University College Dublin is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Above the Bar) in Plant Cell Biology and Biotechnology. The School … Read more

A biological super glue from mistletoe berries? Abundant, biodegradable and bio renewable plant holds promising possibilities — ScienceDaily

Researchers from McGill University and the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces suggest that mistletoe viscin’s ultra-stiff flexible fibers, which adhere to both skin and cartilage as well as to various synthetic materials, could have a range of applications – both biomedical and beyond . Each mistletoe berry can produce up to two meters … Read more

Stanford Scientists Unlock Mysteries of Plant Growth and Health

A study finds that algal genes provide answers to questions concerning plant growth and health. The discovery will help develop heat-tolerant crops and improve algal biofuel production Plants, like all other known organisms, utilize[{” attribute=””>DNA to pass on traits. Animal genetics often focuses on parentage and lineage, but this can can be challenging in plant … Read more

Plant biologist nominated for prestigious early career award

UGA’s Schmitz named finalist for 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists University of Georgia faculty member Robert Schmitz was recently chosen as a finalist for a national award for young scientists. The Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists is the world’s largest unrestricted prize honoring early career scientists and engineers. Schmitz is a plant … Read more