Large Wildfires in Forests: What Can be Done?: Scott L. Stephens, Malcolm P. North, and Brandon M. Collins discuss how forest fires have received increased attention from the media, politicians, and the public in the last 20 years. Read more…
Dr. David Gustafson: Preventing Midwest Grain Failures. Across the United States, record quantities of corn and soybeans have been harvested in recent years. However, according Dr. David Gustafson of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, this trend may soon change. The combined and uncertain effects of climate change could have a devastating impact on grain yields in the US Midwest, with major global implications for food security. Read more…
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Researchers Launch Open-Access Gut Project
The microorganisms in the human gut may hold the key to curing countless diseases.