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08-17-2022
Food of the future: breadfruit is resistant to climate change
There’s a lot of talk about how crops might suffer under climate change. New research from Northwestern University finds that staple crops such as soy, corn, and rice will all be hurt by a warming climate. The researchers also found one staple crop that is expected to be unfazed by climate change - breadfruit, a native of the Pacific Islands.  Because the starchy fruit is resistant to climate change and grows well in areas with food insecurity, the researchers predict it could become more common as a...
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09-11-2017
Climate change could drastically reduce coffee growing capacity
If you live in an area that isn’t being slammed...
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09-11-2017
New methods introduced to help crops adapt to climate change
It is highly likely that climate change will intensify weather...
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09-10-2017
Plant sugars could rival petroleum with new extraction method
Researchers have hit on a discovery that could help clean...
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09-08-2017
As countries legalize cannabis, what is the international law?
With the legalization of cannabis in Canada, the United States,...
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09-06-2017
Bees hold pollen in the perfect place for plants
Bees hold pollen in the perfect place for plants.  Pollen...
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09-04-2017
Grazing reindeer play a vital role in keeping the tundra healthy
As the tundra gets warmer and plants adapted for its...
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09-01-2017
Why are some plant leaves massive, while others can be tiny?
A recent study from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia has...
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08-30-2017
Using marijuana can change the way you walk
Research from the University of South Australia shows that people...
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08-30-2017
Efforts to suppress forest fires backfire on tropical savannas
Tropical grasslands, like the Brazilian Cerrado, are important ecosystems and...
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08-24-2017
Meet the plant that can smell its attacker approaching
Researchers have discovered that the tall goldenrod plant can protect...
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08-24-2017
Cyborg bacteria can now generate artificial photosynthesis
Scientists from Harvard University have created a cyborg bacteria that...
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08-23-2017
Scientists transform plant waste into building material
Lignin is plant waste residue that becomes a waste product...
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