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With fertilizer prices skyrocketing, scientists scramble to recover phosphorus from waste

10:37am, February 7, 2013

It started with droughts in Australia and Ukraine. Wheat yields dropped and countries clamped down on grain exports. With a hungry biofuel market also gobbling up corn, the cost of food soared.

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