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The Role of Death in Plant Life: How does soil organic matter help crop growth?

The Role of Death in Plant Life: How does soil organic matter help crop growth?

Art by Anasthasia Shilov. Death, SOM, and Soil Death often stays in the soil. Over time, organisms and residues in varying states of decomposition form a vital component of the soil: soil organic matter (SOM). SOM has always been thought

Put Down Your Drink:  Investigating the Role of the Kappa Opioid Receptor behind Intense Alcohol Cravings

Put Down Your Drink: Investigating the Role of the Kappa Opioid Receptor behind Intense Alcohol Cravings

Image courtesy of Grace Macdonald. Throughout history, alcohol has been enjoyed as a source of personal relaxation, a delightful accompaniment to meals, and a social lubricant. What happens when your preoccupation with alcohol becomes so intense that it inhibits your