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UChicago News: increasing crop yields with RNA tweak

UChicago News: increasing crop yields with RNA tweak

UChicago-led research could yield increased food production, boost drought tolerance "Manipulating RNA can allow plants to yield dramatically more crops, as well as increasing drought tolerance, announced a group of scientists from the University of Chicago, Peking...

What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be, 7/22 @2:00pm CT

What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be, 7/22 @2:00pm CT

Join the Seminary Co-op and University of Chicago Press on July 22 at 2pm as coeditors John Hausdoerffer and Melissa K. Nelson discuss What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? with contributors Shannon Gibney and Enrique Salmón. Register for the event here About the...

Toward Common Cause at the Smart, 7/15-12/19

Toward Common Cause at the Smart, 7/15-12/19

Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40 July 15-December 19, 2021 As the main gallery venue for Toward Common Cause, the Smart Museum presents a group show that foregrounds issues of the natural and built environments:...

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