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Exposure to different types of dirt may boost body’s immune system, study suggests

Differences in allergy incidence between the two sides of the Finnish-Russian border might have something to do with exposure to ...
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Commonly used pesticide 1,3-D has smaller impact on soil microbes than tillage, cover crops or irrigation, study shows

It started with curiosity. How does a fumigant, commonly used for nematode management in potato cropping systems, influence soil microbial ...
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Controlling harmful soil microbes may be key to protecting biodiversity

An international team led by researchers at The University of Manchester have discovered why some plants "live fast and die ...