Nanoparticles for sustainable agricultural practices

With the fast-developing nanotechnology, metal-based nanoparticles (NPs) production and application are increased significantly. Nanoparticles have emerged as a versatile platform, which could provide cost-effective, efficient and environmentally acceptable solutions to the global sustainability challenges facing society. Nanoparticles have a significant influence on the economy and the environment by improving both fertilizers and energy. So, these …

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Plant for the Planet

Do you know that nearly all the plant’s species are autotrophs? They don’t need our support to grow, to prosper, and to protect us. But there’s a contradiction. The environmental degradation we are rampantly causing is not allowing them to blossom the way they could. If we support them by avoiding deforestation, avoiding unnecessary cutting …

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Indian researcher named 2019 Beckmann Institute Graduate Fellow

The Beckmann Institute was opened in 1989 after a $40 million donation from Arnold Beckmann and his wife Mabel. The Beckmann institute encourages the research in interdisciplinary science and provides office and Lab space to Beckmann professors and recruits graduates from the University of Illinois. In 2019 The Beckmann Institute is celebrating its 30th year …

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