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Going Global

Arts & Sciences’ Hold That Thought podcast series Going Global features anthropologists,economists, historians, and more as they examine issues and ideas from around the globe. Hold That Thought features research and ideas from Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Explore and examine ideas from around the world at Hold That Thought website.

Philippine genetically modified Golden Rice

WashU study suggests GMO Golden Rice falls short on promises

A new study from Washington University in St. Louis suggests Golden Rice is still years away from field introduction and even then, may fall short of lofty health benefits still cited regularly by GMO advocates.

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Students make clean drinking water out of thin air

WashU social venture WOOTA (Water Out Of Thin Air) wins Engineering Discovery Competition (EDC) for building a device that turns humidity in the air into clean drinking water.

Water: Vital for life

One of the world’s most precious resources is essential for public health, food supply and the economy.

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