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Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00pmScientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting off pathogens and increasing crop yields.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00pmJohn Harvey Kellogg and his brother, W.K., are known today for their most famous discovery—corn flakes—but invented many other health foods along the way.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00pmTo help piece together a crime scene, forensic entomologists examine the insects found in the area.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00pmA recently developed technique called "environmental DNA" allows invasive species trackers to get a time-sensitive fingerprint of which species are living where—including underwater.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00pmAs plug-in electric vehicles struggle to carve out a slice of today's auto market, it's worth remembering the first such battle—at the turn of the 1900s.