Genetically engineering rice to have better salt tolerance could allow it to be grown in places it would otherwise fail — ScienceDaily

Genetically modified rice could be key to tackling food shortages caused by climate change Reducing the number of stomata that rice have makes them more tolerant to salt water, according…

Rice theorists show how tight ‘diet’ could produce single-chirality carbon nanotubes — ScienceDaily

Like a giraffe stretching for leaves on a tall tree, making carbon nanotubes reach for food as they grow may lead to a long-sought breakthrough. Materials theorists Boris Yakobson and…

Rice technique shows creating films on lithium anodes gives them longer life — ScienceDaily

A bit of brushing may be the secret to making better rechargeable lithium batteries. The Rice University lab of chemist James Tour introduced a technique to tune the surface of…

“Devastating impact” warning as India moves toward halting RICE exports, leading to global mass starvation – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Economists are sounding the alarm after India put new restrictions on wheat and sugar exports. Radhika Piplani, an economist from Yes Bank Ltd. warns that rice may be…

Rice lab’s RAMBO reveals unexpected influence on compound’s crystal lattice — ScienceDaily

Phonons are collective atomic vibrations, or quasiparticles, that act as the main heat carriers in a crystal lattice. Under certain circumstances, their properties can be modified by electric fields or…