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October 19, 2017

 

Romaine Lettuce

Space Gardens

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.

January 25, 2017

 

Close-up shot of an orangutan

Wild Science: Orangutans

Wild Science visits the Indianapolis Zoo, where staff explain the intelligence and behavior of orangutans, and how their species is being threatened by humans.

February 5, 2015

 

3 women in life vests sit at dinner table on the shore

Adapting to Climate Change

Can we just roll with the punches? Adapting to climate change isn't that simple.

August 23, 2014

 

Indiana bats hibernating in a crevice.

The Bugs Will Love This

Research suggests White Nose Syndrome in bats will have bleak ecological and economic consequences.

April 10, 2014

 

A giant African land snail crawls on a log

Invasion Of The Giant African Land Snails

In Florida, there are invasive snails the size of rodents -- and they're wreaking havoc!

October 1, 2013

 

A statue of Paul Revere under a canopy of green trees

The British Are Coming! A Story About Plant-Pathogen Relationships

We in the Animal Kingdom aren't the only ones who can sound an alarm when enemies attack. In their own way, plant proteins do it too.

October 13, 2011

 

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The Dawn Of Agriculture (And Health Problems)

According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.

October 29, 2010

 

Close up of the top half of a pumpkin

Pumpkin Skin May Prevent Germs

Could pumpkins help prevent infections and disease? A new study says, "Yes!"

October 11, 2010

 

japanese_apple

How To Grow The Perfect Apples

The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.

July 16, 2010

 

seascape_strawberry

What Is The Ideal Crop For Space Farming?

Outer space doesn't exactly provide ideal growing conditions, but one little fruit may be up to the challenge.

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