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January 23, 2014
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Research Resilience: Disappointing Alzheimer’s trial yields new ideas

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine documents the high-profile failure of a promising drug, bapineuzumab, to slow cognitive decline in dementia patients. Dr. Stephen Salloway, the study’s lead author, says researchers have learned key lessons that … Continue reading

November 4, 2012
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Barley getting by

Sequencing the barley genome will sow many benefits Some 10,000 years ago, people found they didn’t have to live as nomads, hunting and gathering all their food. In the Fertile Crescent, they started planting crops. The Fertile Crescent extended from … Continue reading

November 24, 2011
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New Projection Shows Global Food Demand Doubling by 2050

*Increasing yield in poorer countries could decrease adverse environmental effects* Global food demand could double by 2050, according to a new projection reported this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The analysis also shows … Continue reading