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U of I researchers develop organic nanozymes suitable for agricultural use

URBANA, Ill. – Nanozymes are synthetic materials that mimic the properties of natural enzymes for applications in biomedicine and chemical engineering. They are generally considered too toxic and expensive for use in agriculture and food science.

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Graduate Student Appreciation Week: Meet Camila Bogarin, doctoral student in ABE

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It’s Graduate Student Appreciation Week! These students impact our college in such a positive way by assisting with research, mentoring other students and bringing creative ideas to higher education. Meet Camila Bogarin, one of our graduate students in the College of ACES:

New pipeline makes valuable organic acid from plants — saving money and emissions

In a breakthrough for environmentally friendly chemical production, researchers at the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) have developed an economical way to make succinic acid, an important industrial chemical, from sugarcane.

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