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“farming”

Nov 18, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Annalee Newitz, iO9
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
Aug 12, 2014 02:38 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Huge spheres, 180 feet wide, submerged 60 feet below the ocean will be capable of yielding 24,000 tons of seafood a year. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2014 01:38 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A threat to the future of our food supply garners some action from the U.S. federal government.
Jun 20, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Egg of a parasite that still infects people today found in the burial plot of a child who lived 6,200 years ago in an ancient farming community.
May 8, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
What crops your ancestors grew likely determined your mindset, a new study finds.
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.
Apr 11, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Dave Levitan, IEEE Spectrum
Growing agave plants on solar panel farms is a winning combination.
Mar 20, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Now that spring has officially arrived, it’s time to uproot tech designed to help gardeners get their bloom on.
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