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Mar 20, 2015 05:15 AM ET
California, the world's bread basket, is in the midst of a four-year drought - its worst in a scary-long time. What does it mean for the golden state, and could the same be in store for the rest of the U.S.?
Oct 28, 2014 04:39 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Too much rain can reduce the concentration of chemicals in tea that make it taste good, scientists have discovered.
Aug 21, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The chocolate spread is taking a beating due to bad news about this year's hazelnut shortage.
Aug 14, 2014 12:45 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
Bamboo -- technically a grass not a tree -- grows fast, captures carbon and can be made into pale ale.
Jun 23, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Forest conservation needs to focus on people rather than trees, argues a new UN report.
May 18, 2014 06:35 AM ET
A fungus called Panama Disease Tropical Race 4 is threatening to eliminate all the Cavendish bananas! Why is this a big deal, and are we able save this delicious fruit? Trace and Tara discuss.
Apr 18, 2014 02:13 PM ET // Tim Wall
Within a few more decades, dire food shortages may lead to global-scale conflict, warns a top plant scientist.
Mar 3, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the hot pepper, identifying regions responsible for increased resistance of pests, longer shelf life and spiciness.
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