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Are Invasive Species Always Bad?

Researchers at Brown University want to emphasize the positive impacts of some non-native species.

Shea Swenson
October 15, 2022
These Tiny Crustaceans Are the Bees of the Sea

Researchers make a first-of-its-kind discovery about how underwater plants get pollinated.

Shea Swenson
August 12, 2022
How Do You Attract Rare Birds and Bees to Your Garden? Add...

A new study found that rare pollinators flock to urban gardens with more diverse plantings.

Shea Swenson
August 10, 2022
Cultivating Crops, No Sun Required

Researchers have discovered a new way to grow plants using artificial photosynthesis, requiring no sunlight... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 28, 2022
A Global Chickpea Shortage is Looming

Chickpea crop yields are expected to drop as much as 20 percent in 2022.

Shea Swenson
July 15, 2022
Montana Is Leading the Way in Lentil Research

At Montana State University, researchers are studying how genetic and environmental factors affect lentil crops.

Shea Swenson
June 4, 2022
Pee for the Peonies

At the University of Michigan, researchers are studying both the scientific benefits and public reactions... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 31, 2022
Goodyear Wants to Make Tires From Dandelions

The company is betting on the pesky weed as a reliable source of domestic rubber.

Shea Swenson
May 24, 2022
Scientists Grow Plants in Moon Soil for the First Time

The seeds grew in lunar soil collected during Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions decades... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 20, 2022
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