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A photograph of a sunset in Taylorville, Illinois.

The sun sets in the country side of Taylorville, Illinois where NERS PhD student Kenneth Engeling was born and raised. Engeling’s home has driven the inspiration behind his research for the past five years: plasma treatment of soy bean seeds in order to a grow a more robust crop. Photo: Joseph Xu/Senior Multimedia Content Producer, University of Michigan - College of Engineering