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The Global Importance of Phosphate: Phosphorus, in its oxidized form, as phosphate, is a key ingredient in fertilizers used to sustain high crop yields and has no substitute in food production. The application of phosphate fertilizer is a critical feature in maintaining modern agriculture. Yet, phosphate rock ore, the main source of phosphorus is being mined at an unsustainable rate. Active reserves of phosphate ore are estimated to last 100 to 1...more

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Latest News

Arcadia Performing Arts Center STEAM-M Evening

Under a slowly setting sun, the Oak Crest Institute of Science set up a display of microscopes and bug collection in the...

Oak Crest Makes Its Debut in Monrovia Insider Magazine

Since completing its move to the city of Monrovia in May 2016, the Oak Crest Institute of Science has been making i...

Monrovia Announces Plans for Summer Science Program with Oak Crest

Monrovia City Manager Oliver Chi announced yesterday (May 18, 2017) that plans are underway with the Oak Crest Institute...

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Marc Baum describes what a career as a Research Scientist is like, as part of the Gigniks project, where underserved Los Angeles County students are given the digital media skills they need to create their own online career video library.

Accomplishments

Oak Crest Hosts Second IPCP Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 marked the beginning of a meeting of th...

Oak Crest Launches “Ask a Scientist” Forum

The Oak Crest Institute of Science is pleased to introduce a new ...

Oak Crest Hosts First IPCP Annual Meeting

After nearly 12 months of intense work, monthly teleconference me...

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Our Blog

New Facility Blog: 04/28/17:
04/28/2017

The loose ends have been tied up... The electricians have run all the ...

New Facility Blog: 04/21/17:
04/23/2017

The electrical installation of all the new solar panels (car port and ...

New Facility Blog: 04/15/17:
04/15/2017

Progress! The activities on the car port ramped up this week with the ...

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