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Straw

straw 1. A stalk or stem of certain species of grain, pulse, etc, especially of wheat, rye, oats, barley, more rarely of... Read More

Straw Residue Helps Keep Nitrogen on the Farm

Cover crops have been found to prevent nitrogen leaching into waterways. They have also been found to reduce soil erosion --... Read More

Naturally occurring and stress induced tubular structures from mammalian cells, a survival mechanism

Naturally occurring and stress induced tubular structures from mammalian cells, a survival mechanism Yonnie Wu1, Richard C... Read More

Strawberries

strawberry (Science: botany) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red colour, the fruit of a... Read More

Strawberry

strawberry (Science: botany) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red colour, the fruit of a... Read More

Sperm cryopreservation: is there a significant risk of cross-contamination?

Opinions Interest in the subject of sperm cryopreservation has a long history, with thousands of published articles in the... Read More

Biofuels researcher searches for new sources

The words are becoming familiar, even if the products aren't: biofuel, biobased, biodiesel, bioethanol. All refer to fuel... Read More

Could rice be the source for a natural herbicide?

Scientists are examining which genetic characteristics of rice best control the growth of a common weed. The growth of rice... Read More

Tempering

tempering (Science: chemistry) The process of giving the requisite degree of hardness or softness to a substance, as iron... Read More

Pipe

pipe 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Rush

rush 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of... Read More

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design by J. Wells

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design   ... Read More

Rack

rack 1. An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something. Specifically: An engine... Read More

Stack

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Truss

truss 1. A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass. Bearing a truss of trifles at his back. (Spenser) A truss of hay in... Read More

Fumes

Fume 1. To expose to the action of fumes; to treat with vapors, smoke, etc.; as, to bleach straw by fuming it with sulphur;... Read More

Forage

Forage 1. The act of foraging; search for provisions, etc. He lion from forage will incline to play. (Shak) One way a Band... Read More

Rushes

rush 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of... Read More

Burying crop residues at sea may help reduce global warming

Burying crop residues at sea may help reduce carbon dioxide levels in an effort to fight global... Read More

Man

Man Origin: as. Mann, man, monn, mon; akin to os, D, & OHG. Man, g. Mann, Icel. Mathr, for mannr, dan. Mand, Sw. Man,... Read More

Butterfly Proboscis to Sip Cells

November 2009 — A butterfly's proboscis looks like a straw -- long, slender, and used for sipping -- but it works more... Read More

More acidic seas pose new threat, scientists warn

More acidic seas pose new threat, scientists warn The escalating level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the... Read More

New techniques create butanol

A team of researchers headed by an environmental engineer at Washington University in St. Louis is plying new techniques to... Read More

Trash today, ethanol tomorrow

University of Maryland research that started with bacteria from the Chesapeake Bay has led to a process that may be able to... Read More

Bees Seem To Benefit From Having Favorite Colors

A bee’s favourite colour can help it to find more food from the flowers in their environment, according to new research... Read More

The Cost Of Long Tongues

Orchid bees use their extraordinarily long tongues to drink nectar from the deep, tropical flowers only they can access.... Read More

Widespread genetic exchange among terrestrial bacteriophages

Widespread genetic exchange among terrestrial bacteriophages   Olin K. Silander,*†‡§ Daniel M. Weinreich,†¶ Kevin... Read More

Rearing an army to save wheat

Scientists try to rear wasps to fight off the wheat stem sawfly With wheat stem sawfly natural enemies in demand, Montana... Read More

Weeding out better wines

Australian red and white wines are about to become greener. The nation's agriculture relies a good deal on its clean... Read More

Understanding Molecular Self-Assembly Opens Door For New Sources Of Wood-Like Materials

A better understanding of how the cell wall of wood forms will someday help wood scientists assemble wood-like composites... Read More

Latest buzz in research: Intoxicated honey bees may clue scientists into drunken human behavior

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Inebriated bees could give researchers better insight into alcohol's effects on human behavior, a new... Read More

Ultra rapid freezing and vitrification of human embryos derived from abnormally fertilised zygotes

Molina I.1*, Duque C.C.1, Alfonso J.2, Cervera R.P3 and Romeu A.1 1Human Assisted Reproduction Unit. University Hospital la... Read More

Anatomy Of A Bloodsucker

TAMPA - Buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Ouch! Another mosquito bite on a hot Florida night, and another squashed insect. We don't... Read More

Stacks

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More