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Grass makes environmentally friendly biofuel
...t minerals, then baled and pelleted. Drying of the hay
is not required for pelleting, making the cost of processing less than with wood pelleting," says Cherney. "The bottom line is that pelletized grass has the potential to be a major affordable, unsubsidized fuel source capable of meeting home and smal...
HIV inserts into human genome using a DNA-associated protein
...We surmise that this strategy helps the virus make hay
while the sun is shining, as it were, producing lots of viral copies during a short time, so that the virus can maximize production of daughter virions," says Frederic Bushman, PhD, Professor of Microbiology at Penn. This present study demonstrates...
Biofuels researcher searches for new sources
...t in the field. An additional five million tons of hay
are produced annually," said Dave Wichman, superintendent of the Central Ag Research Center "The advantage of using annual farm crops for ethanol production is that farmers can produce biomass with conventional crops and equipment, and can alternate ...
Iowa State researchers improving plastics made from corn and soy proteins
...cs from crop proteins include disposable wraps for hay
bales, pots for plants and packaging for the food ...eer's ag product group, said the company will test hay
wraps made from the plastics developed by the Iowa State researchers. Van Roekel said the company is...
Key molecular signaling switch involved in allergic disease identified
...ed States. Allergic diseases such as asthma and hay
fever are problematic for about 30 percent of the population in the developed world. Researchers have developed various treatments to control allergy, but no cure has been found. The team has demonstrated, for the first time, the role of a proteol...
Children of allergy sufferers prone to same problem
...gies that produce symptoms like wheezing, asthma, hay
fever or hives risk developing allergic sensitization much earlier in life than previously reported, according to a study by Cincinnati researchers. The study suggests that the current practice of avoiding skin testing for airborne allergens before ...
Hay fever can send work productivity down the drain
Employers can blame hay
fever for the loss of millions of hours of work pr...his spring. A new study of nearly 600 people with hay
fever symptoms, including sneezing, watery eyes and runny and itchy noses, found that workers missed...
Early exposure to indoor fungus molecules may protect infants against future allergies
...lergic conditions—including asthma, dermatitis and hay
fever—later in life....