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Posts tagged wheat

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 22, 2009

 

A bowl of popcorn

Why Popcorn Pops And Other Grains Don’t

If the water inside a piece of popcorn is what makes it pop, why don't other grains pop as well? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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.

June 2, 2005

 

Spelt

Have you ever come across spelt in the grocery store? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 12, 2004

 

Winter Wheat

Did "America The Beautiful" get it wrong? "Winter Wheat" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A Caterpillar Addiction

The root of the addiction lies not just in this chemical, but in the chemical receptors located in the whiskers just outside of the caterpillar’s mouth.

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