Steve Long is among those named to the 2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list.
By: Lois Yoksoulian | Illinois News Bureau
Federal agencies are at odds when it comes to renewable fuels. Millions of dollars go to research, but the EPA has been accused of holding the industry back. But now that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned, advocates are feeling optimistic.
Adding silicate rocks to farmland could restore soil, protect against pests and disease, and capture CO2, improving global food security
The groundbreaking results of a new British-led study suggested a simple yet profoundly effective way to improve global food supplies and cut down on carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution.
There is a new home for cross-disciplinary research at the interface between plant biology, mathematics and computer science: in silico Plants (isP).
By: Rachel Shekar | in silico Plants
Welcome to the brave new world of food, where scientists are battling a global time-bomb to find new ways to feed the future.
The University received a $10.6 million grant from the Department of Energy to form new methods of creating biofuels that might reduce dependence on oil as a source of fuel.
By: Samantha Boyle || Daily Illini
Agriculture uses 90 percent of the world’s freshwater supply, but this will need to be stretched even further as Earth’s population increases.
‘Major breakthrough’: Genetic modification of single gene could reduce crops’ water use by 25 percent
Researchers unveiled a genetic modification that enables plants to use a quarter less water with scant reduction in yield.
Nigeria is poised to become the first country to release a genetically modified variety of insect-resistant cowpeas to farmers.