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Research on Phytochemicals continues for a second year

A microphoto of a phytochemical, courtesy of WSU Extension. PULLMAN – Research on the benefits of phytochemicals in apples and raspberries will expand to include other major Washington crops, continuing a project that a WSU scientist began last year.   Bernd M. Lange, assistant professor in WSU’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, spearheaded the research project, […]

Scientist part of initiative to break oil dependence

PULLMAN — Norman G. Lewis, director of Washington State University’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, will play a role in the multi-million-dollar bioenergy initiative recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy. DOE last week announced it will invest up to $375 million in three new Bioenergy Research centers as part of President Bush’s initiative to reduce […]

Research team rewriting book on photosynthesis

PULLMAN — Toss out that old biology book you were hanging onto for reference. The chapter on photosynthesis is about to be rewritten, thanks to work by David Kramer and his research team at Washington State University’s Institute of Biological Chemistry.Using instruments they designed and built themselves, Kramer and his group have discovered that plants […]