• phys.org | 4/11/2019 | Staff
    Doctors often tell their patients to reduce their salt intake as part of a healthy lifestyle. When we start looking at food labels, we may find salt in surprising places—like baked goods, drinks and...
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  • phys.org | 3/7/2019 | Staff
    A metabolite in plants that regulates the growth of anchor roots—vital for sustaining water and nutrient uptake in plants—has been identified and may have useful applications in agriculture.
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  • phys.org | 2/27/2019 | Staff
    Claire Guenat, a researcher at EPFL, has just published a book—the first of its kind—about the soils of Switzerland and Europe with Jean-Michel Gobat, an honorary professor at the University of...
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  • phys.org | 6/14/2018 | Staff
    When poisonous heavy metals like lead and cadmium escape from factories or mines, they can pollute the nearby soil. With no easy ways to remove these contaminants, fields must be cordoned off to...
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  • phys.org | 3/26/2019 | Staff
    Scientists from The University of Western Australia have discovered two enzymes that explain the sensitivity of wheat plants to salty soils. The findings could lead to advances that strengthen crops...
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  • ScienceDaily | 11/19/2018 | Staff
    Reported November 19, 2018, in Nature Communications, giant virus genomes have been discovered for the first time in a forest soil ecosystem by researchers from the U.S.
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