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Just about everyone has ordered a side of fries after catching an intoxicating whiff. But new research, which was published in the Journal of Marketing Research, says that basking in the scent of junk food for at least two minutes can actually help you make healthier food choices. Source: The Surprising Way To Resist...

Most crops on the planet are plagued by a photosynthetic glitch, and to deal with it, evolved an energy-expensive process called photorespiration that drastically suppresses their yield potential. Researchers report that crops engineered with a photorespiratory shortcut are 40 percent more productive in real-world agronomic conditions. Source: Scientists engineer shortcut for...

Agricultural publications for the Mid-Technology has been part of agriculture since the first plow went in the ground but, here lately, advancements have farming on the cusp of a technological revolution. This is the fourth such revolution, say Drs. David Rose and Jason Chilvers, in a recent journal article; the first...