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A new GMO technique that organic farmers will love

Genetic engineering of plants can restore characteristics lost through traditional breeding.

How to nudge consumers to make greener choices

Customers can be nudged into choosing environmentally friendly alternatives when shopping online.

Antidepressants do not cause heart defects in babies

A large study dispels any notions about SSRIs causing serious heart defects in babies.

Kennewick Man’s genome suggests Native American ancestry

New genetic evidence turns existing theories on their head and settles a fierce debate over the remains of a prehistoric man once and for all.

Ancient urn hints at global trade network

Archaeologists "couldn't believe their eyes" when a perfectly preserved urn turned up in a grave in Southern Jutland.

History rewritten: Europeans were “born” in the Bronze Age

DNA from 101 Bronze Age skeletons shows that Europeans came from nomadic tribes who invaded during the Bronze Age.

Savannahs have a surprisingly high impact on the climate

Fluctuations in the annual increase in the atmosphere's content of CO2 affected by savannahs and other semi-arid areas around the globe.

Scientists inject allergens directly into the immune system

Injecting allergens directly into the lymph nodes could provide a faster and easier way of preventing allergies.

New discovery: small planets have circular orbits

Scientists develop new method to measure planetary orbits. It can provide important clues on how the planets formed and whether they have the potential to host life.

Icebergs in the North Atlantic caused rain in the tropics

Ancient air bubbles trapped in Antarctic ice since the last Ice Age reveal how the climate was in the past.