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New Farming Frontiers—Heat, Pesticides, and Virtual Reality

As climate change pushes agriculture into the unknown realms, farmers develop new methods of farming and organic sustainable farming takes hold.
Photograph: Blueberries in dishes.

What Makes Blueberries Superfoods?

Summer is here and with it comes Cyanococcus Vaccinium, otherwise known as the blueberry. These little fruits are ...
"Darwinius masillae PMO 214.214" by Jens L. Franzen, Philip D. Gingerich, Jörg Habersetzer1, Jørn H. Hurum, Wighart von Koenigswald, B. Holly Smith - http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005723;jsessionid=E8154D7406947B36A39470C790A4F08C. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Darwinius_masillae_PMO_214.214.jpg#/media/File:Darwinius_masillae_PMO_214.214.jpg

Is Darwinius really “The Missing Link” to Humans?

Darwinius is an exceptionally well preserved, 47-million-year-old primate from the ancient Messel Pit in Germany. Its position in evolution is contested.
Mahogany Valley near Borah Peak Idaho

Can Soil Microbes Help End World Hunger?

Bacteria and genetic research - including soil microbes - may fuel the future of agriculture