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Research on Jet Fuel Cover Crop Ready for Takeoff

Can oil extracted from a tiny seed grown in the Southeast U.S. be the key to what powers jet planes in the future? A team of researchers have been getting a 30,000-foot view of Brassica carinata, but are now coming in for a closer look.

 

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When it comes to the “smell test,” the nose isn’t always the best judge of food quality. Now in a study appearing in ACS’ journal Nano Letters, scientists report that they have developed a wireless tagging device that can send signals to smartphones warning consumers and food distributors when meat and[…]

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