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Scientists developed 'smart fertilizer'

Researchers combined traditional fertilizer with a biodegradable polymer, which allowed to slow down the process of decomposition and release of a nutrient into the soil. As a result, the use of fertilizers has been improved and the pressures on the environment have been reduced.

Posted: Sep 5th, 2017

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The science of fluoride flipping

A new imaging technique helps researchers study tiny, time-sensitive biological processes - the crucial underpinnings of human health and disease.

Posted: Aug 23rd, 2017

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Treating arthritis with algae

When chemically modified, this 'alginate' reduces oxidative stress, has an anti-inflammatory effect in cell culture tests and suppresses the immune reaction against cartilage cells, thereby combating the causes of arthritis.

Posted: Aug 23rd, 2017

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