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Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds - The New York Times

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds - The New York Times | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise.
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Why a 15th-century manuscript of Indian recipes lists eight kinds of samosas – none with potatoes

Why a 15th-century manuscript of Indian recipes lists eight kinds of samosas – none with potatoes | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The subcontinent’s long history of global ties is hidden in the plain sight in our kitchens.
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Bar-Headed Geese Slow Their Metabolism to Soar over Everest

Bar-Headed Geese Slow Their Metabolism to Soar over Everest | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The birds also decrease their heart rate and chill their blood to maintain flight in hypoxic conditions.
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Banana fungus arrives in Colombia, threatening the fruit

A fungus that devastates banana plants has now arrived in Latin America, the Colombian government confirms.
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The climate crisis and the end of the golden era of food choice

The climate crisis and the end of the golden era of food choice | Popular Science | Scoop.it
What’s for dinner in a hotter, drier, more crowded world?
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Can an Illusory World Help Treat Psychosis's Real-World Delusions?

Can an Illusory World Help Treat Psychosis's Real-World Delusions? | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing - Reuters

to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing - Reuters | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Trade Organization in a filing published on Friday.
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Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease | Environment | The Guardian

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease | Environment | The Guardian | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Experts on high alert for Xylella fastidiosa, believed to be spread by froth known as cuckoo spit
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How the Potato Changed the World | History


Brought to Europe from the New World by Spanish explorers, the lowly potato gave rise to modern industrial agriculture
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Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped

Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another.
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Chinese man fails breathalyser on eating durian fruit

Chinese man fails breathalyser on eating durian fruit | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Police in China are warning people eating durian and driving may make them fail breathalysers.
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Watch a Flower That Seems to Remember When Pollinators Will Come Calling - The New York Times

Watch a Flower That Seems to Remember When Pollinators Will Come Calling - The New York Times | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A colorful Peruvian plant dispenses its pollen according to a savvy, memory-based system, new research suggests.
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Newly Discovered Sea Creature Fossil Named After Cthulhu

Newly Discovered Sea Creature Fossil Named After Cthulhu | Popular Science | Scoop.it
H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu has been honored with the naming of a new species of primordial, many-tentacled sea cucumber.
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The Worst Disease Ever Recorded

The Worst Disease Ever Recorded | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A doomsday fungus known as Bd has condemned more species to extinction than any other pathogen.
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Perspective: The remarkable interaction between glyphosate and soil

Perspective: The remarkable interaction between glyphosate and soil | Popular Science | Scoop.it
I was browsing the Internet the other day, looking for ideas to write about. I came across an opinion written by a Canadian farmer who pu
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Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds - The New York Times

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds - The New York Times | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise.
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Ernst Haeckel: The Man Who Merged Science with Art

Ernst Haeckel: The Man Who Merged Science with Art | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Ernst Haeckel's colorful, highly stylized drawings, watercolors, and sketches reveal how different forms of plant life appear under the microscope.
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Pressure increases for ECJ rule banning use of genome editing in agriculture to be reversed

Pressure increases for ECJ rule banning use of genome editing in agriculture to be reversed | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Research institutes from across Europe are calling on the European Parliament and the European Commission to rethink the EU’s stance on genome editing of crop plants, to enable Europe to compete in sustainable food production and keep up with the speeding pace of innovation in agriculture.
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Ghost orchid pollination revealed for first time in incredible photos

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/07/ghost-orchids-florida-surprising-pollinators-moths/ Incredible photos show multiple species pollinate the rare and enigmatic flower, which is good news for the endangered species.
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Type A blood converted to universal donor blood with help from bacterial enzymes

Type A blood converted to universal donor blood with help from bacterial enzymes | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Approach could revolutionize blood donation and transfusion
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Why Bt Brinjal Is a Hit in Bangladesh

Why Bt Brinjal Is a Hit in Bangladesh | Popular Science | Scoop.it
Bangladeshi politicians, unlike their Indian counterparts, have defended the country's agricultural scientists and supported farmers who wanted to adopt the improved brinjal seeds.
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Need a little luck? Here’s how to grow your own

Need a little luck? Here’s how to grow your own | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A 2019 Intel ISEF finalist used a plant hormone and extra fertilizer to boost the numbers of multi-leafed clovers — including lucky four-leafed plants — she could reliably grow.
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Bubonic plague outbreak: Plane passengers quarantined after couple die from disease - World News - Mirror Online

Bubonic plague outbreak: Plane passengers quarantined after couple die from disease - World News - Mirror Online | Popular Science | Scoop.it

The man, 38, and his pregnant wife, 37, are thought to have fallen ill after hunting and eating contaminated marmot in Mongolia
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BBC - Future - Why 'plant blindness' matters — and what you can do about it

BBC - Future - Why 'plant blindness' matters — and what you can do about it | Popular Science | Scoop.it
A phenomenon called "plant blindness" means we tend to underappreciate the flora around us. That can have disastrous consequences not only for the environment, but human health.
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Genetic mugshot recreates faces from nothing but DNA

Genetic mugshot recreates faces from nothing but DNA | Popular Science | Scoop.it
The best model yet of how genes affect face shape will one day give police DNA photofits of suspects – and allow us to gaze into extinct humans' faces
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New human species found in Philippines

New human species found in Philippines | Popular Science | Scoop.it
There's a new addition to the family tree: an extinct species of human that's been found in the Philippines.
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