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raspberry leaf and microbes

This raspberry leaf (in a closeup, colorized electron micrograph) is covered in a biofilm of bacteria and fungi. Rosmarinic acid may keep bacterial visitors from overtaking a plant.

can of SpaghettiOs

Campbell Soup Company, maker of SpaghettiOs, has declared its support for mandatory labeling of GM foods. There are lots of challenges in labeling guidelines when there’s no single definition of a GMO.

forest

LEAFY GREENS  Tinkering with Europe’s forests has increased populations of dark-leafed conifer trees that reflect less sunlight (pine forest in Germany, shown), compared with lighter-colored broad-leaved trees, and so has failed to alleviate climate change, new research shows.

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