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Fixing the Nitrogen Problem

Nitrogen fertilizers are a miracle of modern agriculture —  their application increases crop yields which help feed an expanding global population. But there is downside to the use of nitrogen fertilizers: they require intense amounts of energy to produce; nitrogen runoff is a major source of pollution; and nitrogen is an expensive, often inaccessible input for smallholder farmers around the world. 

Calling all citizen scientists: Help evaluate GMO peer-reviewed literature!

Is there a scientific consensus about genetically modified organisms and health? Participate in our study and help us find out! We are examining more than 12,000 abstracts (1996-2015) available from Web of Science, one of the largest aggregators of published information in the sciences. Contact jat264[at]cornell.edu for more information. 

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