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Biologist Marcel van der Heijden with corn plants: fungi can boost yields by over 20 percent. (Image: Marc Latzel)

Biologist Marcel van der Heijden aims to increase agricultural yields – not just with artificial fertilizers, pesticides, and GM technology, but also fungi and other microorganisms. He's not afraid to resort to less conventional research methods, either.

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