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NASA is learning the best way to grow food in space
Can gardens help astronauts go farther?
Cleaner pig poop could reduce bacon’s environmental burden
Genetically modified pigs produce fewer dangerous pollutants.
Carbon emissions are sucking the nutrition out of our food
As CO2 rises, the nutrient content of many plants goes down.
The first Antarctic greenhouse harvest may lettuce go to Mars
Think keeping a desk plant alive is tough? Try farming in Antarctica.
Cow poop could help us make clean(er) energy
Extracting methane from biogas could create fuel without fracking.
We spend most of the year eating really, really old apples. Why do they taste so good?
How about them apples? Them apples are older than you think.
Neolithic women were probably a lot stronger than you
New research suggests we've been looking at their bones all wrong.
To fight antibiotic resistance, we need higher taxes—or fewer meat eaters
Putting all our options on the table.
Discarded oyster shells can help us grow food, make cement, and fight climate change
Solutions on the half shell.
Safety or Stomach? The Complex Life of Cows
Researchers create a complex system model for cow group formation