TSU researcher Matthew Blair examines some amaranth growing in the university's experimental fields. Credit: Emily SIner / WPLN.
Research / science / Tennessee

TSU Researchers Hope The Ancient Grain They’re Growing Becomes The Next Quinoa

There was quinoa, there were chia seeds — and now, researchers at Tennessee State University are growing what they hope will be the next big superfood, if enough Americans can get excited about eating it.

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North Carolina / Research

Duke Study: High School Dropouts Need More Help

Researchers at Duke University have new, concrete evidence that dropping out of high school leads to joblessness, hardship and incarceration, but the same study also reveals ways to help dropouts have more positive outcomes.