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BioSTL wins grant to promote women, minority entrepreneurs St. Louis Business Journal
BioSTL, the St. Louis-based non-profit that fosters collaboration and innovation in the bioscience industry, has been awarded a $100,000 grant to help the organization create and advance new programs that promote women and minority entrepreneurs.
To Decode the Mystery of Corn, Smithsonian Scientists Recreate Earth as it Was 10,000 Years Ago Smithsonian Magazine
As part of a groundbreaking study, researchers built a greenhouse "time machine" to study origin of corn.
Rapid Growth with Results St. Louis Business Journal
In 2013, Danforth Center researchers were awarded $12 million in grant funding, produced 89 peer-reviewed papers, filed seven patent applications and nine technology licensing deals to for-profit companies.
The Seeds of a New Generation The New York Times
The new generation of corn farmers are starting to switch sides, realizing there is vastly more money to be made in growing other vegetables and fruits.
20 Years of Precision Farm Journal
Precision agriculture adoption is a journey—a path that has gotten gradually smoother, year by year. A few farmers have been on that path since its rocky beginnings.
Understanding biofuels Grainews
Ethanol, biodiesel, cellulosic, second generation, next generation — even the terms associated with biofuels are confusing, so it’s hardly surprising that a lot of people aren’t too clear about what biofuels are, what they can be made from, how they are made and how likely it is that biofuels are going to end up in their car’s fuel tank.
St. Louis Science Fair Honors Danforth Center Lab Assistant Roots & Shoots
Danforth Center part-time laboratory assistant, Ketan Jain-Poster, was selected as a top ten finalist at The Academy of Science-St. Louis Science Fair Honors Division competition. Ketan was rewarded a $1,000 scholarship for his project, “Mapping QTLs for Popping Ability in a Popcorn x Dent Maize Genetic Cross.”
California Winemakers Brace for Drought Impacts KQED
Northern California vintners are already looking ahead to the next wine harvest and bracing for impacts as the drought deepens. Such a dramatic reduction in yield could have a very large economic impact.
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