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2021 Global Food Policy Report

Lessons from COVID crisis for reducing inequities and enhancing resilience of food systems April 13th, 2021, Washington, D.C. - The severe health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted food systems and upended…

Spotting cows from space

Researchers use satellite imagery to track interactions between cows and elk at the interface of wildland and rangeland Cows don't seem to have a whole lot going on most of the time. They're raised to spend their days grazing in the field,…

Auxin visualized for the first time

A biosensor visualizes redistribution dynamics of the plant hormone auxin in living cellsCredit: S. Shanmugaratnam, A.C. Stiel, M. Kolb A team of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen and the…

Bacteria help plants grow better

New study may in the long term lead to new varieties that require less fertilizerCredit: © Barbara Frommann/University of Bonn Every third-grader knows that plants absorb nutrients from the soil through their roots. The fact that they…