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05-13-2022
Study sheds new light on the origins of the first farmers
It's been long believed that the first farmers originated 11,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent in the Near East. Still, researchers were not sure whether Europe's first farmers migrated from the Fertile Crescent or learned it through cultural dissemination.   While previous research implied that Europe's farmers came from hunter-gatherers in Anatolia, a new study led by the University of Bern suggests that farming did not come from a single region.  Earlier studies indicated that the first agriculturalists were genetically different from other human groups. However, this...
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05-07-2022
Climate change increases the risk of aflatoxin contamination
The fungi Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus produce a poisonous...
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05-06-2022
Carbon dioxide has a minimal impact on tropical vegetation
Many of us have heard that more carbon in the...
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05-05-2022
Wetlands are powerful weapons in the fight against global warming
An international team of researchers led by Radboud University has...
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05-04-2022
Fungi-based meat alternatives could help save forests
A new study led by the Potsdam Institute for Climate...
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05-04-2022
Rosewood trees in Southeast Asia face the risk of extinction
Protecting native tree diversity through more efficient conservation and restoration...
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05-03-2022
Children with vegetarian diets maintain similar growth and nutrition
A new study has revealed that children who eat vegetarian...
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05-03-2022
Massive amounts of sugar found under seagrass meadows
Seagrasses are some of the most efficient carbon sinks on...
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05-03-2022
How did the dinosaur extinction influence plant evolution?
After the cataclysmic extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago,...
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05-03-2022
Plant-based diets reduce the risk of severe COVID-19
A new study led by the Physicians Committee for Responsible...
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05-02-2022
Some plants thrive under environmental stress
When faced with environmental conditions that are too dry, cold,...
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05-02-2022
A plant virus could help cure cancer
A new study led by the University of California, San...
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05-01-2022
How the white mold fungus evades plant defenses
The fungus that causes white mold in more than 600...
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