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Globally, irrigation increases agricultural productivity by an amount roughly equivalent to the entire agricultural output of the U.S.
Human gait could soon power portable electronics.
Decade-long study questions conventional wisdom about the relationship between national parks and poverty.
Scientists have found a wild species of yeast that is the ancestor of that which is used to make cold-brewing ale.
During the last prolonged warm spell on Earth, the oceans were at least 20 feet higher than they are now.
For thousands of years, bakers and brewers have relied on yeast to convert sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
The continued growth of cropland and loss of natural habitat have increasingly simplified agricultural landscapes in the Midwest.
Growth of cropland, loss of natural habitat to blame.
As one of the planet's largest single carbon absorbers, the ocean takes up roughly one-third of all human carbon emissions, reducing atmospheric carbon dioxide and its associated global changes.
An estimated two billion people in the developing world heat and cook with a biomass fuel such as wood, but the practice exposes people â€” especially women â€” to large doses of small-particle air pollution, which can cause premature death and lung disease.
- A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.