E. Coli Used to Create Gasoline

Scientists at Washington University use a strain of the E. coli bacteria to create a promising biodiesel fuel. Now researchers in Dr. Fuzhong Zhang’s lab are trying to use E. coli to create gasoline.

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E. Coli Used to Create Gasoline

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Green Nanotechnology: Golden Approach to Treating Liver Cancer

Green technology using gold nanoparticles could be the golden ticket to treating liver cancer. That's the hope at University of Missouri School of Medicine.

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Geneoscopy Offers New Colorectal Cancer Screening Option

Geneoscopy offers a noninvasive alternative to colonoscopies, isolating and preserving biomarkers for colorectal cancer in stool samples.

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Natural Compound in Broccoli May Slow Aging Process

A natural compound found in some fruits and vegetables including broccoli, cucumbers, cabbage, avocado and edamame may slow the process of aging.

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Mantis Shrimp Eyes: Incredible Vision Decoded for Imaging Technologies & Early Cancer Detection

Inspired by the mantis shrimp's superior eyesight, researchers are building polarization cameras for early cancer detection.

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Zika Damages Male Fertility in Mice, What About Men?

Washington University researchers make an alarming discovery about Zika, and they play a major role identifying new hope for eventual treatment.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am