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Hands holding soil and plant roots
November 21, 2013

With estimates of the world population reaching nine billion by 2050, an increase in food production will become vital. There are limited...

November 12, 2013

Since she began working with ground-...

Two scientists searching a graveyard with GPR
November 12, 2013

In 2007, police in a northeastern U.S. state received a tip about a cold case dating back to 1984. A woman had gone missing that year, and...

Lake Superior in winter
October 31, 2013

Agriculture is one of the most insatiable consumers of dwindling water resources around the world. And food production will need to increase by...

hands holding compost
October 23, 2013

With higher populations and limited space, urban areas are not often thought of as places for agriculture. A recent surge in community gardens,...

Wastewater treatment plant
October 03, 2013

Most people equate antibiotic resistance with the medical field. But antibiotic resistance is also in our soils. And the field of agriculture...

earthworms
September 25, 2013

Earthworms are a welcomed sight in many gardens and yards since they can improve soil structure and mixing. But they are hard to find in the...

urban garden
September 18, 2013

In many cities around the world, patrons of high-end restaurants want quality food that is flavorful and fresh. To satisfy their guests, chefs...

Diana Wall
September 05, 2013

Each time Diana Wall returns to Antarctica, the same barren, dry landscape is there to greet her. While most people would feel lost in this...