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  • Third Lettuce Crop Planted on Space Station
    Third Lettuce Crop Planted on Space Station

    Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have started planting their third on-orbit crop of red romaine lettuce, NASA said.

  • These Five Plants Can Improve a Room's Decor - and Your Health
    These Five Plants Can Improve a Room's Decor - and Your Health

    Certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne toxins, including carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene, from the air we breathe in our homes and offices.

  • Plant Compounds May Boost Brain Power in Elderly
    Plant Compounds May Boost Brain Power in Elderly

    The same compounds that give plants and vegetables their vibrant colours might be able to boost brain functioning in older adults, new research suggests.

  • Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study
    Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study

    According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago.

  • Stone Age Humans Enjoyed Diverse Plant-Based Menu
    Stone Age Humans Enjoyed Diverse Plant-Based Menu

    Prehistoric ancestors ate a rich variety of plant-based foods during the Stone Age, say scientists who discovered a collection of 780,000-year-old edible plants in Israel.

  • Japanese Mothers Know Best: Arrowroots Healing Powers
    Japanese Mothers Know Best: Arrowroots Healing Powers

    The kudzu plant has played an important role in Japan since ancient times, it's Starches used to produce delicious dishes can be found around the world.

  • Now, Non-Food Plants can Provide Nutrients
    Now, Non-Food Plants can Provide Nutrients

    Scientists have shown that a component of plant cells can be transformed into starch which consequently could be a potent source of nutrients.A team of Virginia Tech researchers has succeeded in transforming cellulose into starch, ...

  • Asian Plants May Offer Remedy For Diabetes
    Asian Plants May Offer Remedy For Diabetes

    Two plants from South East Asia may have anti-diabetic properties and could help tackle obesity as well, believe British researchers.A team of researchers at the University of Greenwich plans to investigate Cassia auriculata and Cassia ...

  • On World Environment Day, PM Modi Plants a Sapling
    On World Environment Day, PM Modi Plants a Sapling

    Marking the World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a sapling at the lawns of his Race Course Road residence and exhorted people to work towards protecting the environment for the sake of ...

  • Town Where the Tomato Is King Rallies to Save Its Heinz Plant
    Town Where the Tomato Is King Rallies to Save Its Heinz Plant

    Although the plant has changed hands, Heinz is its biggest customer.

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