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Persian New Year's

Noruz means "new day" and it's celebrated with new clothes, gift-giving and bonfires.

-- Mar 20, 2019

The Amazing Sage Grouse

The strange sounds of the male Sage Grouse are matched only by its equally odd reproductive behavior.

-- Mar 19, 2019

Grafting Season

For apple tree growers, there's a brief period of time between winter and spring upon which their whole future crop depends.

-- Mar 18, 2019

Cloning Apples the Old Fashioned Way

For some farmers, it's the best way to ensure that their favorite crops come back year after year.

-- Mar 15, 2019

The Human Side of Natural Selection

Long before biotechnology, farmers have sought ways to bring predictability to their ever-changing crops.

-- Mar 14, 2019