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Salk News: Gene identified that will help develop plants to fight climate change

Salk team’s finding will advance initiative to reduce atmospheric carbon through plants LA JOLLA—Hidden underground networks of plant roots snake through the earth foraging for nutrients and water, similar to a worm searching for food. Yet, the genetic and molecular mechanisms that govern which parts of the soil roots explore remain largely unknown. Now, Salk […]

Exit Letter for Self-Sufficiency Grant Strategy

Dear Friends, In the 12 years since becoming independent, the Leichtag Foundation has awarded $110 million in grants to hundreds of talented and trusted partner nonprofits which work to better the lives of thousands of community members. At the time of our independence, we made the decision to be a limited life foundation so that […]