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Posted: August 7, 2018

Question Your World: Can Hot Peppers Be Used for Pest Control?

For those trying to maintain a nice yard, you know pests can totally be an issue, right? Well, the same thing applies for big scale projects, like grassland restoration. Looking for a natural alternative to pest control led scientists to a hot new idea: peppers!

Question Your World: Can Hot Peppers Be Used for Pest Control?
Biology Food Health
Posted: May 15, 2018

Question Your World: Are There Health Benefits to the Hunter-Gatherer Diet?

Scientist have been taking a close look at the diet of hunter-gatherer populations in Africa and noticing that they have a significantly healthier gut bacteria landscape, which gives them a huge health advantage over the western world.

Question Your World: Are There Health Benefits to the Hunter-Gatherer Diet?
Posted: May 10, 2018

Question Your World: How Can We Make Crops More Resilient?

Agriculture and its annual yield have a lot to do with the weather. As the climate changes, these impacts can be felt by everyone.

Question Your World: How Can We Make Crops More Resilient?
Posted: February 14, 2018

Question Your World: How Does Climate Change Impact Chocolate?

Ah, yes, Valentine's Day ... when love is in the air. Well, love isn't the only thing in the air. Scientists have been studying the amount of heat-trapping gases in the air and asking how this will impact the production of a special Valentine's Day item: chocolate!

Question Your World: How Does Climate Change Impact Chocolate?
Posted: November 17, 2017

Question Your World: Happy Locally Sourced Thanksgiving, Virginia!

On Thursday, millions of Americans will gather around dinner tables for the big Thanksgiving meal. The giant festive feast is the centerpiece of this holiday, so let’s take a look at Thanksgiving foods through the lens of science.

Question Your World: Happy Locally Sourced Thanksgiving, Virginia!