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Farming fundamentally altered the way humans live, eventually changing people from nomadic hunter-gatherers to sedentary city-dwellers.
Scientists in Antarctica did the unimaginable: They grew a bounty of watermelons while living on the ice-cold continent.
A study of tomato and tobacco plants suggests they emit ultrasonic popping sounds when dehydrated or physically damaged.
Cows fed hemp, which is not yet an approved animal feed, behaved strangely and produced milk with THC.
Scientists sequenced the DNA of an ancient watermelon and discovered that it contains the oldest plant genome in the world.
Their genes say they interbred with hunter-gatherer societies already in northern Europe.
The maimed and tortured remains of Atacama Desert mummies reveal that the region’s earliest farmers cultivated a climate of extreme violence.
New evidence shows that watermelons were first domesticated in Sudan, leading experts to think the region rivals Iraq as a cradle of agriculture.
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