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Breakthrough in Efforts to ‘Supercharge’ Rice and Reduce World Hunger

Scientists have taken an important step in a long-term project aimed at improving photosynthesis in rice to increase crop yields and help meet the food needs of billions of people around the world.

 

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This past February, in the height of its summer, Cape Town, South Africa, almost ran out of water. Drastic measures were taken when each family in the city of 3.8 million were allotted only 50 liters to use each day — about 12 gallons.   Read more

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