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Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands made the news in 2013 with the world's first lab-grown hamburger. He and his research team have been working since then to turn the ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 206 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 08:01 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
In California we are not only up a creek without a paddle but up a dry creek without a plan . That is unless not being served water in restaurant without requesting it and cutting back a bit on ...
by Wolf10
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 03:27 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I occasionally enjoy a made-in-Chicago Vienna Beef hotdog as much as the next guy/gal, however....
by Superpole
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 05:12 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
African Agriculture Global food wars have begun, not with a shot heard round the world but with the now unsurprising news that multi-national agribusiness companies are investing in poor ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 09:12 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
Latest article I can find : Sounds like the farmers are optimistic about how they came through the frost. 'I think we came through it': West Michigan apple growers optimistic despite early morning ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 10:17 PM PDT with 108 Recommends
Rep. Steve King, seen here practicing his "serial killer's mugshot" look.   I don't think I've done much to hide my opinion that Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is pretty much among the worst of human ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 92 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 06:00 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
As the ancient Chinese proverb goes, “women hold up half the sky.” Yet how can they, if they do not even have a plot of land on which to stand? Written by Jessica Mack for RH Reality Check . ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 02:56 PM PST with 8 Recommends
One of the most difficult problems that we are facing is feeding the world while at the same time protecting our planet. We are facing a situation where the manner in which food production is ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 03:00 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Read about Integrated Pest Management - a method of growing crops with minimizes the use of pesticides.
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 06:46 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
We're all well aware of the impending shortages of oil and water . There is even a problem ...
by corwin
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Apr 24, 2010 at 08:22 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
One of my periodic reads is Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma . A periodic read is a book into which I dip from time to time, digesting (appropriate in this case!) it slowly over a prolonged ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 03:02 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Are the volcanic eruptions in Chili and Mexico, occurring around the same time as a 7.9 earthquake in China, evidence of major disturbances on the tectonic plate that comprises the Ring of Fire? ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 138 comments on Thu May 15, 2008 at 03:20 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Cutting red meat and dairy from the diet does more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions than being a locavore (eating locally produced food). A study published in the ...
by matthew fogarty
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon May 12, 2008 at 04:28 AM PDT with 15 Recommends