The Cloudmakers

Biological activity in the oceans might make the difference between clear skies and cloudy, Scripps researchers say.

Saving Venice

The historic city calls upon Scripps and a multifaceted team of experts to help decipher the mysteries lying beneath its waters

Petri Dish Circus (MWV12)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
See the history of microbiology in nine scenes of gags, burlesque, drollery and song. Produced by Active Cultures, the vernacular theatre of Maryland, Petri Dish Circus is a play based off of the classic non-fiction novel Microbe Hunters by Paul Henry de Kruif. Much like the original book first published in 1926 that describes 12 historical milestones in science, Active Cultures reenacts "the daring-do of Louis Pasteur in his Parisian lab, the Scotch fortitude of Ronald Ross as he travels...

Switchgrass Science - Partners Video Magazine

submitted by: csrees
At the University of Tennessee, switchgrass is all the buzz - a plant that's farmer & environment-friendly, and a cheap alternative to high-priced corn for making ethanol. Switchgrass Science is a segment from Partners Video Magazine's latest episode, Fueling America. To view the entire episode visit: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/partners.html

Fats to Fuel - Partners Video Magazine

submitted by: csrees

A Small Business Innovation Research grant results in technology that efficiently recycles industrial fats into useful biodiesel. Fats to Fuels is a segment from Partners Video Magazine's latest episode, Fueling America. To view the entire episode visit: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/partners.html

Super Yeast - Partners Video Magazine

submitted by: csrees

Purdue has modified a yeast that breaks down sugars of straw and corn waste for more cost-effective ethanol production. Super Yeast is a segment from Partners Video Magazine's latest episode, Fueling America. To view the entire episode visit: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/partners.html