Tuesday, April 26, 2011
AlgaePalooza to Kick Off Backyard Biofuels Citizen Scientist Project
ST. LOUIS, MO April 26, 2011– Algae have significant potential as a clean, renewable, and economical fuel source, and the St. Louis region is recognized as a leading center for algal biofuels research. This summer, area residents of all ages can con ...
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Discovery Identifies Elaborate G-protein Network in Plants
Key finding has the potential to improve crops’ response to drought, disease and other stresses
ST. LOUIS, MO, April 20, 2011— The most elaborate heterotrimeric G-protein network known to date in the plant kingdom has been identified by Dr. Sona Pa ...
Monday, February 28, 2011
Viruses Teach Researchers How to Protect Corn from Fungal Infection
Key finding has the potential to improve corn yields worldwide
ST. LOUIS, MO, February 28, 2011— Smut fungi are agents of disease responsible for significant crop losses worldwide. Principal Investigator, Dr. Thomas Smith and Research Associate ...
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Toni Kutchan to Receive the Fellows Award
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
St. Louis Academy of Science recognizes Danforth Center Scientist
ST. LOUIS, MO, January 18, 2011 – Dr. Toni Kutchan, the Oliver M. Langenberg Distinguished Investigator and Principal Investigator at the Donald Danforth Pla ...
Monday, January 17, 2011
Critical Knowledge about Opium’s Atomic Structure discovered by Danforth Center Researchers
Danforth Center finding key to the development of plant-based pharmaceuticals
ST. LOUIS, MO January 17, 2011— The opium poppy, one of mankind’s oldest medicinal plants, serves today as the commercial source of the powerful analgesic morphine, fr ...
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Danforth Center Volunteer Ted Medlin of Memphis Honored for Leadership of Global Hunger and Peace Initiative
More than 700,000 Children Ultimately Fed!
ST. LOUIS, MO, January 13, 2011– A child dies every six seconds from malnutrition and related illnesses according to reports by the World Health Organization. In both Memphis, TN and St. Louis, MO, volunt ...
Friday, January 07, 2011
Final Danforth Foundation Grant of $70 Million To Be Made to the Danforth Plant Science Center
Foundation Will Close Doors in Spring
ST. LOUIS – In its last major grant before closing its doors, the Danforth Foundation will give $70 million to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center here to accelerate the Center’s ascent as the world’s leadi ...