We visited Montpelier Saturday—in Virginia, the home of James Madison! It’s been too long since the last American history class (1965) and so we had fun brushing up on the 4th president and his wife Dolley. 128 more words
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Capping decades of research, two groups of plant breeders and geneticists appear to have arrived independently within reach of the same arboreal holy grail: creating an American chestnut tree that can, at long last, withstand the devastating fungus blight that wiped the trees out by the billions in the first half of the 20th century.