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Innovative new 'green' concrete uses graphene
May 02, 2018
Experts have developed a pioneering new technique that uses nanoengineering technology to incorporate graphene into traditional concrete production.

FDA And USDA Clash Over Definition Of Genetically Modified Food
May 02, 2018
Because CRISPR-Cas9 can introduce genetic changes without leaving traces of how it is introduced it meets most of the USDA’s concerns about introducing pests into our food supply. The FDA takes a different position.

3-D printed food could change how we eat
May 02, 2018
Researchers 3-D print food with customized texture and body absorption characteristics

Corn with straw mulch builds yield, soil carbon
May 02, 2018
How do you boost soil water content and soil health without irrigating? Best cover it with a layer of straw, a new study concludes.

McDonald’s raises the bar — but Canada’s beef industry already there
May 02, 2018
One of the things that has come out of that quite clearly is that the Canadian cattle herd has one of the lowest footprints in the world.

Canada's math may overlook carbon pollution from biofuel
May 02, 2018
The complex calculations tackle the carbon footprint of the worldwide expansion of biofuels crops. Canada's calculations appear to omit the impact of landscape changes required to grow the crops.

People waste nearly a pound of food daily
May 02, 2018
Study finds a surprising link between food waste and diet quality

Wood formation model to fuel progress in bioenergy
May 10, 2018
The model will speed the process of engineering trees for specific needs in timber, biofuel, pulp, paper and green chemistry applications.

The true 'value' of biodiversity
May 10, 2018
Planning conservation policies to protect biodiversity using single core 'values' such as the 'usefulness' of a species could put 'less useful' species at risk.

Developing corn-based plastic
May 10, 2018
Two agribusinesses are working together to develop a recyclable plastic made from corn. DuPont and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) opened the world’s first furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) pilot production facility in Decatur, Ill. in May.

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