Weedy rice gets competitive boost from its wild neighbors

Rice feeds the world. But a look-alike weed has many ways of getting ahead. Weedy rice is an agricultural pest with a global economic impact. It is an aggressive weed that outcompetes cultivated rice and causes billions of ...

Researcher discusses how dicamba drifts

A decision this month by the U.S. District Court of Arizona has overturned the Environmental Protection Agency's 2020 reapproval of three dicamba-containing products produced by agricultural companies Bayer, Syngenta and ...

Locusts' sense of smell boosted with custom-made nanoparticles

Our sensory systems are highly adaptable. A person who cannot see after turning off a light in the night slowly achieves superior power to see even small objects. Women often attain a heightened sense of smell during pregnancy. ...

The importance of higher purpose, culture in banking

In a recent article published in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Anjan Thakor, the John E. Simon Professor of Finance at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, explains how having a strong culture ...

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