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Jill Farrant

Jill Farrant: Resurrecting plants

Scientist Jill Farrant, research chair in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, talks about her research on drought-tolerant crops called “resurrection plants.”

Michael Faye

Michael Faye: Giving directly

Imagine giving cash to someone in need, with no strings attached. They could do use it however they chose. It may sound odd, but that’s exactly what GiveDirectly, a top‐ranked international charity, does.