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February 25, 2013
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Malawi’s Bountiful Harvests and Healthier Children

In Malawi, the fields are full ­– and so are the children. Through research led by Michigan State University, crop yields have increased dramatically. The children of Ekwendi, Malawi, also have gained weight and are taller. These improvements bring smiles … Continue reading

July 26, 2012
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Study Determines Theoretical Energy Benefits and Potential of Algae Fuels

AUSTIN, Texas — It’s theoretically possible to produce about 500 times as much energy from algae fuels as is needed to grow the fuels, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. However, limited … Continue reading

November 22, 2011
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A Tailored Pair of Genes

*For ancient plants, two genes were definitely better than one* In the wake of the disaster that killed the dinosaurs, the ancestors of today’s crop plants reinvented themselves. They doubled their genomes, and in that single act set the stage … Continue reading