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Posts tagged rice

January 28, 2014

 

A rice paddy in norther Laos

Rice Husks: A Sustainable Fuel Source?

Today we throw them away, but tomorrow rice husks may be how we power our cars.

December 18, 2013

 

Foot injury being treated with an ice pack

Put Some Ice On It

Are you injured? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation will get you fast results!

October 13, 2011

 

agriculture

The Dawn Of Agriculture (And Health Problems)

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

July 6, 2008

 

Wheat field under blue sky

The Grain Guard

There is one gene that protects grains against a deadly fungus that could destroy entire crops. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 22, 2008

 

Close up of rice cereal

Snap, Crackle, and Pop

It's morning time, the birds are singing, the sun is shining, and your breakfast cereal is making a racket. Why do crisped rice cereals make so much noise?

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