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Blasting Off: Researchers Discover a Pressure Sensor in Rice Blast Fungus

Blasting Off: Researchers Discover a Pressure Sensor in Rice Blast Fungus

One of the most devastating diseases for rice farmers today is the rice blast disease, which creates a yield loss of approximately ten to thirty percent each year—enough rice crops to feed about sixty million people.  This disease, caused by

E-Cigarette Safety: The Unlisted Chemicals Inhaled

E-Cigarette Safety: The Unlisted Chemicals Inhaled

Branded as a safer alternative to smoking, e-cigarettes have become widely popularized among teenagers and adults. However, with the recent rise of reported vaping-related deaths, medical professionals and researchers seek to better understand the risks of e-cigarettes.   Led by