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1962: Rachel Carson broke the silence on a 'killer'

1962: Rachel Carson broke the silence on a 'killer'

With her explosive 1962 book damning DDT, Rachel Carson launched the global environmental movement.
Saving fruits with ants' help

Saving fruits with ants' help

The unsung heroes of agriculture

The unsung heroes of agriculture

Arguably no scientific activity has touched human lives as much as agriculture.
Scorched earth and pouring rain

Scorched earth and pouring rain

How extreme weather events are impacting agriculture.
Smell, sight and smoke: Start-ups show the way

Smell, sight and smoke: Start-ups show the way

Three ventures on ways to help farmers and companies and extract fragrant oil.
The 'miracle crop' at the high table

The 'miracle crop' at the high table

Scientists in India and elsewhere are looking at the many benefits of cultivating hemp.
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