By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – When you eat lunch, you might be thinking about work but probably just are enjoying the taste. John Peters is thinking about metabolism in the context of agriculture and energy.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Work on a new anti-inflammatory drug developed from the medicinal/spice plant turmeric recently received funding from a $225,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH-NCCIH).
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Plants use light during photosynthesis. But they also give off light, though in amounts so small we can’t see it. The amount of light changes based on the plant’s environment and genetic makeup.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]