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In Texas, a registered dietitian with Baylor College of Medicine said to focus your new year resolutions about diet and health on making changes...

Deep learning technique helps humans identify plant species in natural history collections

In Pennsylvania, computer algorithms looking at images of thousands of preserved plants have learned to automatically identify species that have been pressed, dried and...

American consumers want more renewable energy and lower power bills

In Washington, sociologists with Washington State University report that many Americans would prefer to power their homes with wind, solar and other forms of...

Carbon taxes can cut GHG emissions while being economically fair

In Massachusetts, researchers at MIT and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory conducted an extensive analysis of several proposals and concluded that putting a price...

Plant Meat Matters kicks off to enable industrial-scale plant protein production

In the Netherlands, the Plant Meat Matters project, a four-year, public-private partnership kicked off to study the appearance, texture, taste and sustainability benefits of...

Using old tree rootstock to make new apple trees increases resistance to disease and...

In New York, geneticists with the Agricultural Research Service are working with one of the ancestors of the world’s first apple trees from Kazakhstan...

Boosting proteins involved in photosynthesis increased tobacco yield by 20 percent

In Illinois, by boosting levels of three proteins involved in photosynthesis, University of Illinois researchers increased tobacco plant productivity by at least 14 percent...

UCSD receives $10.5 million gift to focus international human milk research

In California, the Switzerland-based Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation made a $10.5 million gift to the University of California San Diego to empower researchers to unravel...

$11 million in Federal funding available for mitigating anti-microbial resistance

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced $11 million in available funding for projects that mitigate...

NIFA awards $13.6 million to combat citrus greening disease

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced four grants totaling more than $13.6 million to combat...

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