SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
A caffeinated look at the technical challenges of dealing with fluids in space.
1 | October 19, 2010 3:00pm |
PepsiCo will deploy its new intelligent crop management technology to its farmers around the world, cutting water use and emissions and boosting yields.
5 | October 19, 2010 11:09am |
It's not until you spend time elsewhere that you realize just how bad the American obesity epidemic is.
16 | October 19, 2010 7:26am |
Leading tech executives urge adoption of commercial best practices -- from cloud computing to energy efficiency and streamlined supply chains -- by the federal government.
3 | October 18, 2010 9:15pm |
Lawsuits against military contractors have been filed in 42 states by soldiers alleging health problems from burn pits in Afghanistan and Iraq.
2 | October 18, 2010 1:15am |
Expert panel suggests H20 is about to become a much sharper focus of cleantech funding.
4 | October 15, 2010 8:16am |
Plastic electronics could lead to electronic wallpaper, energy-generating windows and medical patches that deliver medicine on demand, Princeton researchers say.
5 | October 15, 2010 6:36am |
As with the moon landing, a lot of technology and innovation came together in one place for a common purpose.
5 | October 14, 2010 2:57pm |
Perception study finds Johnson & Johnson boasts best reputation for social responsibility and points up need for better definitions around the notion of business sustainability.
October 14, 2010 2:19pm |
The rinderpest virus is the second virus to have been eliminated by humans, according to a new report.
3 | October 14, 2010 1:24pm |
As Brazil privatizes some of it rainforest, microchipped trees in one patch of the Amazon are tracking sustainably harvested wood from grove to grave.
1 | October 13, 2010 12:15pm |
This is the first time embryonic stem-cell treatments have been approved by the government. End of pills and a new beginning for stem cell treatments?
12 | October 12, 2010 4:23am |
In what's being described as the world's first global ocean census, marine researchers have compiled nearly 30 million observations of 120,000 ocean species. Scientists participating in the Census...
October 12, 2010 4:00am |
Lung cancer news: Cheek swab for lung cancer and how smoking causes epigenetic changes.
3 | October 11, 2010 10:01am |
A drug company knows that future market studies may come back to haunt them. A food company does not.
October 8, 2010 11:09pm |
Tufts University is bringing together a multidisciplinary team that will be trained to deal with the complexities surrounding human, animal and environmental health.
October 7, 2010 4:00am |
Two University of Manchester scientists win the 2010 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work with graphene, the thinnest, strongest material ever discovered.
10 | October 5, 2010 7:58am |
Americans discard about a third of their food. Wasted along with rotten morsels and unconsumed scraps is a heavy consumption of fuel and petrochemicals.
1 | October 5, 2010 4:00am |
Scientists studied the state of the river system and it isn't looking so good.
15 | October 4, 2010 5:10pm |
Scientists propose genetically engineering trees to absorb and store more carbon, and to make better biofuels. The problems? Many.
12 | October 4, 2010 4:15am |