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Sugar Rinse Raises Performance

A study in The Journal of Physiology finds that just rinsing and spitting with drinks containing sugar or carbohydrate can improve endurance. Cynthia Graber reports

April 16, 2009

Soybean rust

Rust is a devastating fungal disease that afflicts many crops from corn to soybeans. Pictured here erupting from beneath the soy plant's skin, the fungus can destroy as much as 80 percent of a harvest...

April 15, 2009

Valley Fever Blowing on a Hotter Wind

New weather conditions brought on by climate change may help spread a fungal disease endemic to the Southwest known as valley fever

April 15, 2009 — Janice Arenofsky and Environmental Health News
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine