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Corn Blight Update
Is wild corn the answer?
Teosinte, corn's wild relative, may provide the genes for
resistance to current blight.
Last season, the European corn borer devastated 40% of corn fields
in the region and the mild winter has farmers worried.
Biospherians for a day
How do you investigate the possibility of developing self-contained
life support systems for living in space stations or traveling long distances?
Biosphere 2 housed eight people for two years(1991-1993) in an attempt
to answer these questions and others. Now a lab and museum, the structure
is open to visitors.