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Smart Plants? Sure!

Droughts. Floods. Heat waves. Climate change is threatening our food supplies. But what if plants were smart enough to change how they adapt to our dynamic world? Researchers at Stanford University are bioengineering plants, manipulating…

Why Rare Earths Matter

Rare earths consist of 17 elements found in the periodic table. Miners find these elements clustered in geologic deposits. Rare earths are in high demand as we use them in many aspects of the green energy transition and modern life.…