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An experimental chemical bath and electrochemical filter could now extract heavy metals from the soil and leave fields safe.
Research combining future climate conditions and arsenic-induced soil stresses predicts rice yields could decline about 40 percent by 2100, a loss that would impact about 2 billion people dependent on the global crop.
In a roundup that spans energy, geology, geophysics and Earth systems, here are some of the most interesting, high-impact and popular research stories from 2019.
New research finds small satellites can help increase food production in a low-cost and sustainable way.