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  • KSL Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023

    Utah State University lab develops nanotech fertilizer

    LOGAN — Imagine a fertilizer infused with nanotechnology that could cut greenhouse gas emissions and result in higher efficiency for farmers, who would use up to 75% less of traditional fertilizer.

    It might sound like something out of a science-fiction movie, but that's exactly what researchers at Utah State University have created.

    The research, conducted through the university's Utah Water Research Laboratory, was published in December in the journal Nature Food, according to information from the school. Yiming Su, an assistant professor in USU's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, led the study.

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