INVITATION TO SUBMIT
SOM 2019 Organising Committee is seeking abstract submissions from delegates who wish to present their work to a large international audience.
Abstracts should be aligned with the session topics provided. All submissions will be subject to peer review, and successful submissions will be offered either an oral (12 minutes + 3 minutes for questions) or poster presentation.
A new study shows teams can increase the chance of successful land reclamation by first collecting soil data at short intervals. More collections can also lead to significant cost savings.
More than 2.4 million miles of energy pipelines crisscross the United States. If assembled end-to-end, they would circle the Earth almost 100 times!
Rice University engineers have figured out how soil contaminated by heavy oil can not only be cleaned but made fertile again.
How do they know it works? They grew lettuce.
In an exhaustive search of microbes from more than 1,400 insects collected from diverse environments across North and South America, a research team found that insect-borne microbes often outperformed soil bacteria in stopping some of the most common and dangerous antibiotic-resistant pathogens.
Medicine was transformed in the 20th century by the discovery and development of antibiotics, the vast majority of which came from one source: soil bacteria.