SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
If you want to get your adrenalin pumping, don't teach at a university.
2 | February 19, 2013 6:28pm |
Bitly's chief data scientist asks how individuals can get more from big data, from better book recommendations to health predictions.
3 | April 30, 2013 3:00am |
Energy drinks have been drawing attention recently for their potential health threat, and Red Bull joins the list of brands under scrutiny.
10 | November 18, 2012 11:22am |
A source of delight for some, bewilderment for others: the cupcake boom.
14 | April 22, 2013 11:02am |
"Crowdshipping" is a new and less expensive way to ship goods through travelers connecting online. But if something goes wrong, who is held responsible?
25 | April 22, 2013 3:00am |
Terrestrial Energy's safe, liquid reactor could be ready in eight years.
10 | April 23, 2013 4:55am |
The first lab-grown burger will be eaten soon.
19 | May 16, 2013 5:52am |
Linda Stone, who spent 16 years as an executive at Apple and Microsoft, talks about the effect technology has on our health and productivity.
15 | April 26, 2013 3:00am |
U.S. tobacco farmers are digging up their crops for chickpeas? Here's why.
3 | May 2, 2013 5:26am |
The food truck industry is growing, but there are forces bringing it down.
11 | May 7, 2013 10:10am |
Top 20 most popular future jobs of 2030: Vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler, narrowcaster
In 2030, some of the most popular jobs could be vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler or narrowcaster, according to a new U.K. report.
7 | January 19, 2010 10:48am |
A happiness researcher tells us why the path to continual bliss might lie in how we think of it.
4 | March 29, 2013 4:02am |
Makes horse sound delicious.
11 | May 3, 2013 6:12am |
Technology companies offering financial services are going after markets long ignored by traditional bankers.
3 | May 14, 2013 3:01pm |
An idea from Cambridge University for replacing uranium with thorium in conventional nuclear reactors.
4 | April 18, 2013 5:07am |
In the future, your plate will be covered with insects. And that's a good thing. Here's why.
10 | May 13, 2013 1:22pm |
BARCELONA -- The Madrid-based IOU Project joined 10 changing-the-world start-ups in the Unreasonable at Sea program, which is giving a new meaning to the phenomenon 'EntrepreneurShip.'
April 29, 2013 3:04am |
Researchers make the green case for ordering groceries from your computer.
6 | May 1, 2013 12:39pm |
A CEO is an unlikely hero for progressive activists, but the left has canonized Costco's James Sinegal with an Internet meme celebrating his reputed fairness with his workers' wages and benefits.
93 | November 28, 2012 8:14pm |
Would we then be able to feed the whole world? Maybe. Scientists have found a way to turn indigestible cellulose into starch.
33 | April 18, 2013 5:23pm |