Lab Report Week 35-37
Your Content Goes Here Since the last report we tried to sequence our construct, but every time something went wrong. First the sample was not received by the company and the second [...]
Lab Report Week 35
Your Content Goes Here Our goal for this week was clear: we wanted to have green colonies. Since the last weeks cloning process hasn’t worked out, we had to repeat some [...]
Lab-Report Week 32-35
Your Content Goes Here Lab-Review Weeks 32-35 Within our first iteration of the project the main objective was to generate a single cell biosensor for phosphate detection. At low phosphate levels [...]
A Problem For Generations
The Phosphorus problem we are trying to combat is not a new one. Author Aldous Huxley shared his thoughts on how a future society may handle the inevitable depletion of phosphorus reserves, in his dystopian science-fiction novel "Brave New World", already published in 1932.
Phosphorus And Its Chemistry
How do plants take up phosphorus and what are the attributes of the different phosphorus containing species that are available to it. What is are the environmental impacts on the soil when using an excessive amount of fertilizer?
Socioeconomics Of Phosphorus
Without Phosphorus, no plant would grow. And since modern agriculture is demanding a lot more from soils than it can naturally handle, we need to understand what makes phosphorous so special in developing a strategy for the handling of scarce resources.