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‘Lost crops’ could have fed as many as maize

For thousands of years, goosefoot and knotweed were grown as crops, possibly feeding as many indigenous people of North America as corn. But the domesticated forms of these lost crops became lost over the years, and now a Washington University in St. Louis archaeologist is trying to figure out why — and recreate them.


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Fail Better

Fail Better showcases Washington University staff, faculty and students who have failed big — sometimes in very public, humiliating ways. Despite the disappointment, they all learned vital lessons about themselves and their work.

Ultra-Condensed Science

Electricity eating bacteria? Bomb-sniffing locusts? This is a series about all the sciences but probably not the science you’re used to seeing. Hear first-hand from Washington University graduate students and faculty members whose big ideas and research can surprise–and inspire–us all. That’s Ultra-Condensed Science.

Washington Magazine Video

Washington Magazine captures the heart of WashU in this video series about the university’s ideas, research and impact in a way that celebrates our community and nurtures lifelong connections.

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