Plant biotech for food and environment

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A better knowledge ot the processes in plants can lead to plants that are better suited for food and environment.

"Development of Cellulosic Biofuels"- Chris Somerville @ '09 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Chris Somerville (Energy Biosciences Institute) keynote talk for DOE JGI '09 User Meeting on March 25, 2009, introduction by Jim Bristow (JGI).

San Diego Science Festival -- Lunch with a Laureate -- Dr. Mario Molina

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Nobel Laureate Dr. Mario Molina has a conversation with students of Lincoln High School

Carbonated Oceans

An overload of carbon dioxide is acidifying seawater, posing a subtle but profound threat to marine invertebrates.

San Diego Science Festival -- The First Three Weeks

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The first three weeks at the Festival

The Dynamic Bacterial Cell: Part 2: Escalating Infectious Disease Threat (39:37)

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Many antibiotics, which we have taken foregranted since the 1950's, are now becoming ineffective because bacteria have developed ways of acquiring resistance. The development of new antibiotics is lagging behind the loss of the old ones in this race to combat infectious disease. Simultaneously, there is an increase in infectious diseases around the world due to over population, globalization and urbanization. This results in a lethal combination of emerging diseases and loss of effective...