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A tweaked yeast can make ethanol from cornstalks and a harvest’s other leftovers

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Bad moods could be contagious among ravens

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How COVID-19 may trigger dangerous blood clots

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A tweaked yeast can make ethanol from cornstalks and a harvest’s other leftovers

When corn farmers harvest their crop, they often leave the stalks, leaves and spent cobs to rot in the fields. Now, engineers...

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5 Ways to Evaluate the Quality of an Academic Conference

Are you thinking of joining an academic conference in your field of studies? That’s an excellent idea. Participating in relevant events can help you take your career to the...