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Treating nutrient-stripped soil with charcoal made from plants could boost US crop yields 6%

Kate Ravilious | Physics World | 
Farmers in the US can expect to see an increase in crop yield of between 4.7 and 6.4%, on average, ...
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Lung tumors identifiable by single-photon light

Edwin Cartlidge | Physics World | 
Scientists in the UK have developed a new technique that uses light to locate objects deep within biological tissue and ...

Intense terahertz radiation causes DNA damage and repair

Hamish Johnston | Physics World | 
The following is an excerpt. Short yet powerful bursts of terahertz radiation can damage DNA and also increase the production ...
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