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The problem with phosphorus, a critical element in fertilizers and food, is, as comedian Rodney Dangerfield would say, that it "can't get no respect."
A coupled-cycles framework is essential to balancing human needs with the health of the planet.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ - In developing its new Howard Quad Complex, a $20 million, 458-bed residence hall, Virginia State University (VSU) relied on Imbrium Systems' SorbtiveFILTER technology to treat stormwater runoff from adjacent parking lots.
A growing global population has lead to increasing demands for food.
Scientists and artists collaborate on accompanying works to address a looming environmental issue.
Rapid turnover and remodelling of lipid membranes could help phytoplankton cope with nutrient scarcity in the open ocean.
University of Utah physicists stored information for 112 seconds in what may become the world's tiniest computer memory: magnetic "spins" in the centers or nuclei of atoms.
Continued eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, combined with an ever thinner ozone layer, is favoring the toxic cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
NASA-funded astrobiology research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.
In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...
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