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Oct 5, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Cactus plants, with their needles and ability to withstand droughts, seem hearty, but many are threatened with extinction.
Oct 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Think California is parched now? The Golden State experienced even more pronounced mega-droughts, back in the times when mammoths roamed the land. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Dan Nosowitz, Modern Farmer
Fighting pesks has a new, scary option: parasitic wasps. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2015 10:07 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Wild strains of yeast could one day help brewers develop new kinds of suds.
Sep 23, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Autumn's upon us, so journey around the globe for the most stunning fall foliage.
Sep 5, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Dan Nosowitz, Modern Farmer
As cannabis becomes a legitimate, legal, and highly profitable crop, scientists are finally beginning to analyze and understand it. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2015 07:07 AM ET // Discovery.com staff
We're outnumbered -- that comes to 422 trees per human being. But their numbers are dwindling.
Aug 19, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Once bloomed, the flower emits a putrid aroma that assaults even the least sensitive of noses for nearly 10 hours.
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