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Apr 09, 2014
JYUNewsItemPhysical function as wells as sense of autonomy determine life-space mobility in older people
 
Apr 04, 2014
JYUNewsItemTaming a Poison: Saving Plants from Cyanide with Carbon Dioxide
The scientific world is one step closer to understanding how nature uses carbon-capture to tame poisons, thanks to a recent discovery of cyanoformate by researchers at Saint Mary’s University (Halifax, Canada) and the University of Jyväskylä (Finland). This simple ion — which is formed when cyanide bonds to carbon dioxide — is a by-product of the fruit-ripening process that has evaded detection for decades.