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All Stories by Carolyn Beans
Scientific explorations of terroir — the soil, climate and orientation in which crops grow — hint at influences on flavors and aromas.
A jar left soaking in an office sink helped scientists answer a century-old question of whether bacteria can use manganese for energy.
Just as the Svalbard Global Seed Vault protects global crop diversity, the Microbiota Vault may one day protect the microbes on and in our bodies.