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Stories by Harold Schmitz

The Race to Save Chocolate

Pests, fungal infections and a changing climate threaten cacao crops and the chocolate they produce. But researchers have strategies to rescue this favorite sweet

June 1, 2015 — Harold Schmitz and Howard-Yana Shapiro

The Future of Chocolate

Researchers are racing to fortify the embattled cacao tree and to meet increasing demand for cocoa made from its seeds

February 1, 2012 — Harold Schmitz and Howard-Yana Shapiro

Stand Up for Science Journalism!

Staying informed has never been more important.