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There Is No 'Perfect Human' In Puerto Rico or Anywhere Else

Disappointed by James Watson's decision to sell his Nobel Prize medal, Lior Pachter, a computational biologist who works on genomics at the University of California Berkeley, wrote an entry on his private blog in early December protesting the decision...

February 5, 2015 — Taras K. Oleksyk and Juan Carlos Martinez-Cruzado

Invasion Of The Tomato Leaf-Miner

Editor’s Note: Kelly Izlar is a Guest Contributor to Food Matters Darth Vader. Lex Luther. Tuta Absoluta. Megatronus Prime. Which of these is not like the other?

February 4, 2015 — Kelly Izlar

Raindrops Spread Crop Disease [Video]

Farmers testify that certain crop diseases like wheat rust seem to spread much farther and faster after a rainstorm. Researchers had various ideas on why this might be the case.

February 4, 2015 — Mark Fischetti

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