genome http://kbia.org en Scientists in the Corn Belt make great strides in soybean science http://kbia.org/post/scientists-corn-belt-make-great-strides-soybean-science <p></p><p></p><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture <a href="http://usda01.library.cornell.edu/usda/current/wasde/wasde-07-11-2013.pdf">predicts the nation’s farmers </a>will deliver a record 3.42 billion bushels of soybeans this year. The <a href="http://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/crops/soybeans-oil-crops.aspx#.Ue7Vz42shcY">USDA is also forecasting</a> that this year for the first time Brazil will overtake the United States as the world’s leading producer of soybeans. That means the pressure is on American soybean farmers like Brian Flatt, 41, to eke out even more soybeans from his fields. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 19:47:41 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 37799 at http://kbia.org Scientists in the Corn Belt make great strides in soybean science Scientists make gains in soybean science, hospitals use medicinal leeches http://kbia.org/post/scientists-make-gains-soybean-science-hospitals-use-medicinal-leeches <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's show, we'll hear about a recent breakthrough in soybean science, and learn about the use of medicinal leeches in one Missouri hospital.</span></p></div><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:47:50 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 37744 at http://kbia.org Scientists make gains in soybean science, hospitals use medicinal leeches Washington University researchers analyze genomes of two major cancers http://kbia.org/post/washington-university-researchers-analyze-genomes-two-major-cancers <p>In separate studies both published on Wednesday, researchers at Washington University helped lead the genomic analysis of two types of cancer. Wed, 01 May 2013 22:16:22 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 33009 at http://kbia.org Washington University researchers analyze genomes of two major cancers