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Micronutrients, Macro Impact

By Anna Azvolinsky | June 1, 2017

At the interface of food, nutrition, and agriculture, Lindsay Allen’s research has been informing nutrition guidelines and policies around the world for decades.

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Image of the Day: Faster Than a Speeding Root Tip

By The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2017

Cells within the growing root tip of an Arabidopsis plant elongate and divide, driving it forward in search of nutrients.


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Sponging Up Phosphorus

By Jenny Rood | July 1, 2015

Symbiotic bacteria in Caribbean reef sponges store polyphosphate granules, possibly explaining why phosphorous is so scarce in coral reef ecosystems.

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A Lot to Chew On

By Mary Beth Aberlin | June 1, 2014

Complex layers of science, policy, and public opinion surround the things we eat and drink.


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Mutagens and Multivitamins

By Megan Scudellari | June 1, 2014

Not one to shy away from controversy, Bruce Ames has pitted himself against industry groups, environmentalists, and his peers through his work identifying DNA mutagens. And he’s not done yet.


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