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Is Our Soap Hurting Us?

Julia Scott, a writer and radio producer in San Francisco, was recently a test subject for a living ...

A Tobacco Plant that Could Cure Cancer?

Finding anti-cancer agents inside tobacco may seem like a pretty strange coincidence, but it’s not unheard of to find help in harmful places.

Sixteen-Million-Year-Old Fossilized Sperm Discovered in Australia

Digging in Queensland, Australia, scientists recently discovered the fossilized remains of a small crustacean known as a seed ...

It’s Mushroom Season…

Check out this Special Mushroom Issue of Economic Botany to look up some pictures of edible mushrooms in the wild before you go picking.