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Heat-Resistant Strain Could Save the Bean from Climate Change

The recent discovery of a variety of heat-resistant beans is promising to save the humble bean from devastation in the face of climate change.  For centuries beans have been a crucial food for hundreds of millions of people around the world. In Africa and Latin America they are a staple crop, and sometimes a community’s only reliable source of protein. But researchers say with global temperatures expected to rise by up to four degrees in coming years, the bean could be at...

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