BumbleBee program developed together with farmers at Deleware University
The Deleware University is testing the polllination with native bumble bee instead of honeybees. Pollinators are very important in crop production and their activity affects 80% of the whole crop production in Deleware. For this reason a research project is investigating the field application of bumble bee pollination, also to improve their pollinating performanches.
Hard time for italian researchers in the Life Science sector
The Research Institute on the Population and Social Policies (IRPPS) of the Italian Research Council (CNR) has developed a study taking part to 'Rescar' (Researcher’s Careers) a more wide European project, about the career of Life Sciences researchers.
The 'Life Sciencies' is a key sector for the economic growth and to enhance the development of the industrial sector. The statistical sample of this research has focused on the more expert and talented researchers, with greater scientific and technological productivity (researches and european patents).
The New York State Authority for the energy sector develops an innovative agricultural research program
NYSERDA, the New York State Authority for Research and Development in the energy sector is defining a new way for the local agriculture offering fundings to support urban agriculture, hoping to secure food supplies and also to fulfill those citizens involved in the new tendencies directed to the protection of natural environment.