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Is This the Next Green Revolution?

To avert a future famine, scientists are manipulating the complex conversation that plants have with microbes, pests and other elements of the phytobiome

August 1, 2017 — Marla Broadfoot

No Bull: Lizards Flee When They See Red

Western fence lizards are more spooked by red and gray shirts than they are by blue ones—perhaps because the males have blue bellies themselves. Christopher Intagliata reports.

August 9, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Icy Worlds May Bypass Habitability

New research suggests cold, Mars-like planets will, once warmed, skip over any Earth-like phase to Venus-like conditions

August 9, 2017 — Charles Q. Choi and

Giving Dead Migrants a Name

By pushing forensics to its limits, a courageous scientist is attempting to identify the badly decomposed remains of 700 people who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea

August 9, 2017 — Barbie Latza Nadeau

Cold Snap Shapes Lizard Survivors

An epic bout of cold weather quickly altered a population of lizards—an example of natural selection in action. Christopher Intagliata reports.

August 3, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

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