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The Chemistry of Bumper Crops [Excerpt]

The Chemistry of Bumper Crops [Excerpt]

Irrigation is more than just throwing water on a field—it can be a nuanced chemical conversation between humans and plants

9 hours ago — Judith D. Schwartz

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A Corpse Flower Blooms in the Bronx

For the first time since 1939, the New York Botanical Garden has coaxed a corpse flower to open its massive bloom and flood the greenhouse with the stench of sewers and rotting meat.

July 29, 2016


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Inbred Songbirds Croon out of Tune

60-Second Science - July 28, 2016 - By Christopher Intagliata01:59
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Great Red Spot Helps Explain Jupiter's Warm Upper Atmosphere

60-Second Science - July 27, 2016 - By Lee Billings02:18
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Beaver Dams Strengthened by Humans Help Fish Rebound

60-Second Science - July 25, 2016 - By Jason G. Goldman02:29
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Frigate Bird Flights Last Months

60-Second Science - July 23, 2016 - By Julia Rosen02:51
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