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“crops”

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.?
Mar 18, 2015 05:32 AM ET
Norway's Svalbard seed vault is essentially a bunker in the side of a mountain in the Arctic. It houses seeds from all over the world and is kept at a well-below freezing temperature of 0 degree fahrenheit to insure preservation.
Mar 17, 2015 01:05 PM ET // Renee Morad
Growing plants indoors in psychedelic hydroponic conditions consumes less energy, space and water than growing them in fields outside.
Dec 18, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As you sip your morning cup of Joe just know that one or more creatures likely had sex in it.
Jun 16, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Special banana varieties that are enriched with alpha and beta carotene are undergoing human trials now.
May 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
What crops your ancestors grew likely determined your mindset, a new study finds.
Mar 21, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
A new invention offers a powerful and cheap strategy for identifying and responding to infestations that threaten agriculture and health.
Feb 21, 2014 12:27 PM ET // Tim Wall
Scientists found higher levels of nitrogen pollution beneath organic farms than farms using synthetic fertilizers. Continue reading →
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