Microorganism innovation.

A byproduct of fertilizer farmers depend on to deliver crop yields is nitrous oxide, which has 265 times more warming impact than CO2. Scientists found a bacteria to reduce it, AP News reports.

Agriculture is a massive and oft overlooked contributor to climate change, so stories like this one from reporter Melina Walling spotlighting microorganism innovation are ultra fascinating to me.

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Cat Clifford

Senior Science and Economics Correspondent