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Research gives crops new nitrogen fix

New research on how nitrogen-fixing bacteria associate with their host plant could lead to better farming …


Scientists: Early warning system for disease needed

The world needs an early warning system to track how and when pathogens jump from animals to humans, say scientists.


Local people 'vital to preventing desertification'

Taking into account local people's livelihoods and knowledge can help prevent the desertification of drylands, …


Curbing deforestation 'key' to fighting climate change

Slowing tropical deforestation is a vital and cheap way of reducing carbon emissions and countering climate …


Indian and Mexican scientists win science prize

An Indian chemist and Mexican biologist have triumphed in this year's Trieste Science Prize.


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