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Compost Leaves Using Your Lawn Mower

Transforming your lawn into an eco-friendly paradise is easier than you might think. Why hassle with bagging your leaves up, when there’s an easier solution that’s great for your lawn, your back, and the environment. One of the simplest yet most effective practices involves…

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Genetically Modified Rice is Rich in Antioxidants

Whatever your views are on GMO, there’s no debate that most efforts revolve around increasing the size or abundance of crops. Not so with a project undertaken by Chinese scientists in which genes producing anthocyanins have been engineered into strains of rice. Researchers have developed a method capable of delivering many genes at once and used it to produce high levels of antioxidant-boosting pigments called anthocyanins.

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