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Research effort to develop drought-proof crops

International research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found how plants, such as rice and wheat, sense and respond to extreme drought stress, in a breakthrough that could lead to the development of next-generation ...

dateJul 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Staving off famine in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia struggles to recover from its worst drought in decades, Tufts researchers are reviewing the major humanitarian responses and early warning systems put in place by the Ethiopian government and international nonprofits ...

dateJun 10, 2016 in Environment
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