02-23-2024
Planting too many trees could spoil the planet
As the world faces the growing threat of climate change, finding ways to reduce greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) is more important than ever. Planting trees across large areas, known as forestation, has been suggested as a solution. While it seems simple, the impact of widespread forestation on our planet is more complicated than we might think. A recent study from the University of Sheffield has explored this complexity in detail. The researchers used advanced models to examine how adding large amounts of trees to Earth...
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06-26-2017
How vinegar can help plants survive droughts
Growing plants in vinegar or spraying them with vinegar can...
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06-26-2017
Deep-sea mining will bring inevitable loss of biodiversity, experts say
There’s no way to allow deep-sea mining without at least...
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06-26-2017
Want to avoid early menopause? Eat more vegetable protein
You already know vegetables are good for you. Now, there’s...
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06-22-2017
Pet owners turning to medical marijuana to treat their animals
In recent years, medical marijuana has become a booming industry...
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06-21-2017
Researchers use mathematical modeling to fight plant diseases
Rotating crops, controlling insects, and using virus-free purchased seed are...
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06-21-2017
Extra-virgin olive oil protects brain from Alzheimer’s in mice
If your family is from a Mediterranean country – especially...
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06-20-2017
Breakthrough plant compounds could help treat Alzheimer’s disease
A team of scientists in Japan have identified multiple active...
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06-20-2017
Corn more valuable as a food than as a fuel
It’s more valuable to grow corn for food than biofuel,...
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06-14-2017
Organic onions contain more antioxidants and flavonoids
The debate over the potential benefits of organic foods has...
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06-12-2017
Corn has the adaptability to thrive despite climate change
Researchers at a lab in Cold Spring Harbor, New York,...
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06-12-2017
Non-native plant and animal species target global hotspots
A recent study performed by an international team of researchers...
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06-12-2017
Enhanced-efficiency fertilizer lowers corn-crop emissions
Enhanced-efficiency fertilizer lowered nitrous oxide emissions in corn farming by...
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