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Explore How Research Impacts Your Life

Can Baby Food Affect Your Adult Health?

What you eat at certain stages of life may determine your future health.

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ARS in Your Pizza

Great pizza needs great ingredients! Did you know that two of those were developed by ARS?

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What is Photosynthesis?

Learn about photosynthesis and how plants use it to feed the planet.

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An Apple For Your Teacher and You

ARS maintains an experimental orchard in Geneva, NY, devoted to bringing you even better apples for the future.

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Grape Expectations

ARS has bred "seedless" grape varieties with seeds so tiny that you can't even detect them.

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How Can an App Beef Up Cattle Production?

A team of ARS researchers is developing a web-based tool that will help cattle producers select the best bull for their herds.

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Invasion of the Air Potato!

Controlling one of the most aggressive invasive weeds in the southeastern United States.

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Really-Good-For-You Health Bars

ARS researchers helped formulate a tasty fruit-based bar with health-promoting ingredients.

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Imperfect Fruits and Veggies Get a Second Chance

Scientists are turning potentially wasted fruits and veggies into tasty, healthful products for you to enjoy.

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Prospecting for Non-Fossil Oil and Gas

A thermo-catalytic system may help farmers and ranchers convert farm and ranch leftovers and waste to sources of bioenergy.

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