Scientists grow date palm plants from 2,000-year-old seeds

Methuselah, Adam, Jonah, Uriel, Boaz, Judith and Hannah—all sat dormant in Judea since biblical times. Now scientists have resurrected them in the hopes of better understanding their vanished lineage.

Time running out to save coral reefs

New research on the growth rates of coral reefs shows there is still a window of opportunity to save the world's coral reefs—but time is running out.

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