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Science News Archive - October 17, 2010

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The United Nations top official on the right to food has called for extensive changes in farming methods to protect the environment and ensure everyone has plenty to eat.

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University of North Carolina, Greensboro researchers are studying native grasses to develop a better understanding of the workings of fungal endophytes.

Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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