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  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Innovative Tech Captures Carbon — and a Big Prize

      Cut greenhouse gas emissions and stave off the harmful effects of climate change. It’s one of the most important challenges we face today. And […]

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    Was ‘Flatten the Curve’ Effective?

      Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, one message became ubiquitous: “Flatten the curve.” Tied to a simple yet compelling chart of infections over time, with […]

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    Adaptable Aspens

      Watching paint dry has nothing on watching a forest grow. That achingly long wait has always made it challenging to study how forests adapt […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    A Dairy Venture into the World of Sports Drinks

      When her son started playing baseball, Michelle McBride discovered an empty niche in the world of sports drinks. “We didn’t want him drinking traditional […]

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    The Promise of Safe Food for Billions

      Outside of agricultural and scientific circles, few people would hear the word “mycotoxin” and fully understand the reference. But they probably should. This menace […]

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    Bee-Spying Mission Seeks Operatives

      On any given summer day in Wisconsin, if the sun is shining, bees abound in fields, prairies, and woodlands, hard at work collecting pollen […]

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    These Scientists Have Sequenced the Cranberry Genome. Now They’re Looking to Share It.

      Juan Zalapa is building a library. But it doesn’t house classic literature or thick textbooks. This one is all about cranberries. Zalapa’s construction materials […]

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    Farms as Ecosystems

      Have you ever wondered whether organic food is really worth the cost? Or pondered swapping out meat protein for plant protein, hoping it might […]