Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste
Across the US, laboratories are finding creative ways to minimize the amount of plastic they throw away.  
Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste
Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste

Across the US, laboratories are finding creative ways to minimize the amount of plastic they throw away.  

Across the US, laboratories are finding creative ways to minimize the amount of plastic they throw away.  

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Modified Yeast Tolerate Alcohol, Heat
Modified Yeast Tolerate Alcohol, Heat
Kate Yandell | Oct 2, 2014
Simple changes help yeast thrive in the presence of their own harmful byproducts and could boost biofuel production.
Protecting the World’s Oceans
Jef Akst | Aug 16, 2012
An international group of researchers gives a score to coastal nations for their contribution to ocean health, and identifies main concerns.
Opinion: The Precarious Earth
Frank Biermann | Jun 18, 2012
People are currently driving the planet on a crash course with global stability. Something must be done.
GM Crops Offer Natural Pest Control
Hayley Dunning | Jun 13, 2012
Transgenic cotton plants that produce their own insecticide bolster local insect predator populations, which could serve as better long-term solutions to crop pests.
Can Fish Eco-Labeling be Trusted?
Jef Akst and Edyta Zielinska | May 14, 2012
Programs that provide sustainable certification for fisheries may be too generous with their accreditation.
Environmental Visionary Dies
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 26, 2011
Wangari Maathai, a human rights advocate and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, started a movement to plant more than 30 million trees and generate nearly 1 million jobs.
How Green Is My Lab?
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jul 1, 2011
Doing science sustainably