Science: Newly identified corn variety uses bacteria to up nitrogen intake

Sometimes when we hear the word “bacteria,” our minds jump to “germs that can make us sick.” Bacteria can be beneficial, though. One examples: Researchers have identified a type of corn that uses bacteria to grow bigger and stronger in an unconventional way.

The newly identified corn variety, which comes from Oaxaca, Mexico, feeds its […]

World’s tallest corn plant takes the world record at 45 feet

Imagine being lost in a corn maze, stalks of maize towering over your head at 12 feet tall. Now imagine the corn is about 45 feet tall.

While you can’t actually find a maze made from corn that tall, if you go to Costa Rica, you can find one stalk that stretches that high. There, […]