• Biowaste to Biofuel: Using Methane-Producing Microorganisms Found in Soil Samples from Local Wetlands
    Author:
    Aarti Bodas(1), Jyoti Bodas(1), Simreet Dhaliwal(1), Honson Ling(1), and Kanchan Bodas(2)
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    31 August 2015 9:57 AM |

    Methane is a naturally-occurring gas that could be utilized as a renewable source of energy. In this study, authors isolated microorganisms from the Puget Sound region that could produce methane biofuel from composted waste.

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  • Hydrogen Sulfide Inhibits Flowering but Hastens New Leaf Growth in Bok Choy (Chinese Cabbage)
    Author:
    Yafan Yang (1) and Shuangshuang Li (2)
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    04 August 2015 10:53 AM |

    Hydrogen sulfide is toxic at high concentrations, but at low concentrations may be helpful for plant growth. This study characterizes the effect of hydrogen sulfide exposure on leafy plant growth. Bok choy hearts were grown in the presence of hydrogen sulfide, and measured for new leaf growth and flowering.

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