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US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...h and assistance programs designed to improve crop yields
through ecologically sound practices for people in developing nations around the world. Of the $34 million, $5 million for each of the two projects will be garnered from the USAID missions around the world. The USAID uses U.S. land grant universit...
Component of volcanic gas may have played a significant role in the origins of life on Earth
... vessel containing amino acids, they observed high yields
of di-, tri-, and tetra-peptides. They carried out the reaction in the presence of air, without air, and with and without other ingredients like metal ions, and they found peptides formed readily under all these conditions. "It's really efficie...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
...seed production ("self-cloning") thereby improving yields
of major food, feed, fiber and biomass crops and reducing hybrid seed production costs. Glennan Microsystems, Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio) Advanced Fuel and Emission Control (AFEC) System Technology DemonstratorDevelop an active combustion control s...
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