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Returning the ‘three sisters’ – corn, beans and squash – to...

Christina Gish Hill, Iowa State University Historians know that turkey and corn were part of the first Thanksgiving, when Wampanoag peoples shared a harvest meal...

Farmers are depleting the Ogallala Aquifer because the government pays them...

Matthew R Sanderson, Kansas State University; Burke Griggs, Washburn University, and Jacob A. Miller, Kansas State University A slow-moving crisis threatens the U.S. Central Plains,...

A few heavy storms cause a big chunk of nitrogen pollution...

Chaoqun Lu, Iowa State University Some effects of extreme weather are visible – like half a million acres of flattened corn in Iowa left behind...

How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050

Michael Obersteiner, University of Oxford; David Leclère, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and Piero Visconti, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Species...

Ancient DNA is revealing the genetic landscape of people who first...

Melinda A. Yang, University of Richmond The very first human beings originally emerged in Africa before spreading across Eurasia about 60,000 years ago. After that,...

Plants might be able to tell us about the location of...

Neal Stewart, University of Tennessee The notion of plants talking to us about dead people sounds like a bad horror movie. But that’s the theme...

When plants and their microbes are not in sync, the results...

Sheng-Yang He, Michigan State University Many of us have heard about inflammatory bowel disease, a debilitating condition that is associated with an abnormal collection of...

Fast food is comforting, but in low-income areas it crowds out...

Catherine Keske, University of California, Merced Many Americans take comfort in the routine of jumping into the car and grabbing a burger. They choose restaurants...

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Should we judge people for their past moral failings?

Andrew Khoury, Arizona State University Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing a controversy after a photograph surfaced from his medical school yearbook showing one person...