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How Rice is Preserving History and Rethinking Nutrition

Season 1 Episode 1 | 10m 17s

Niba visits Charleston, South Carolina to learn how Carolina Gold Rice became a staple of the U.S. thanks to the Gullah/Geechee community. Niba also talks to Dr. Terri Long to explore how her research on iron uptake in plants could fight malnutrition and anemia by revealing a path towards creating staple crops like rice that contain more iron.

Aired: 08/14/23
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