Unwrapping the Biomass
Grass, trees, corn and cornstalks. They are all biomass and are all made up of lignin, cellulose, and hemicellulose, commonly called lignocellulose, of which the major components are sugars. Many algae also are high in sugar and can be used as a biomass source. If those sugars can be released, they can be converted into various other components, including fuel and chemicals. But those sugars are locked up tight, say Connie Schall, Sasidhar Varanasi and Sridhar Viamajala.
The Grant Proposal
A Few Good Women
French literature, film, feminism, women’s studies—connections. Ruth Hottell is constantly
on the lookout for connections between French literature and other topics. But as
a student of French culture, she has gravitated to film. “There is no better way of
showing culture than by film. The images are there,” she remarks.
“Domestic violence is the most prevalent crime that police come in contact with and
is the number one source of violent crime against women and children,” says Richard
Johnson, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice. In one year 1.3 million women in
the U.S. are physically assaulted by a spouse or intimate partner . . .
Who's in Your Neighborhood?
Where do members of different ethnic and racial groups choose to settle and where
do they buy land and houses when they become mobile and middle class? Is upward mobility
inevitably linked to ethnic and racial discord and conflict? Although he started out
looking at immigration, Todd Michney began studying black neighborhoods . . .
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Foundations and Corporations
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Institutional Biosafety Committee
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College of Pharmacy
Center for Drug Design and Development
College of Arts & Sciences
Center for Materials and Sensor Characteristics
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