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Growing tomorrow’s horticulture

A new Centre for Horticultural Science will be launched at UQ next year.   Growing tomorrow’s horticulture A new Centre for Horticultural Science will be launched at The University of Queensland in 2018 to respond to the demand for plant-based ...

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Planning for the Future

Ethiopian farmers use oxen to prepare the fields for planting teff, used to make injera, a spongy bread that is a dietary staple. Photo Credit: Kathryn Grace, University of Minnesota   Planning for the Future Researchers model how changes in ...

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Deploying therapeutic payloads to cells

Mark Bathe, associate professor in MIT’s Department of Biological Engineering Photo: M. Scott Brauer Click for a full size image   Deploying therapeutic payloads to cells Mark Bathe develops molecular packages for targeted delivery of drugs, vaccines, and gene-editing tools. ...

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Changing climate could worsen foods’ nutrition

CROP FUTURES Experiments using circles of white pipes blowing extra carbon dioxide over crops suggest that certain nutrients may dwindle in crops grown in a carbon-enhanced future atmosphere. Here, researchers in Arizona measure the growth of wheat. Jack Dykinga/USDA, Flickr (CC ...

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