SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
Researchers can shoot quantum dots into cells. It's like a flu shot to the cell.
2 | September 28, 2010 4:00pm |
Two groups--one civilian, and one institutional--are living the Martian life the only way they can: here on earth.
2 | September 28, 2010 10:30am |
The CEO of Austin, Texas-based Illumitex says his company's light emitting diodes aren't just energy-efficient -- they're optically efficient, too.
5 | September 28, 2010 7:00am |
We say goodbye to Thinking Tech editor Dan Nosowitz and hello to a new one: John Herrman.
September 27, 2010 7:06pm |
Nestle, best known here for its chocolate milk, is formalizing its position at the intersection of health and nutrition in a corporate re-org.
7 | September 27, 2010 7:36am |
Scientists created hair-like structures that could be game changing for industry. This is the first time scientists have created artificial cilia.
1 | September 24, 2010 7:49am |
What does a shark, sea turtle or crab do when it encounters the electromagnetic field of a wave power cable? Government scientists are on the case.
3 | September 21, 2010 4:00am |
The U.S. FDA is nearing approval of genetically modified salmon for consumption. The landmark decision has a big impact on the world's food supply and the ethics of tinkering with nature.
12 | September 21, 2010 2:37am |
Time well spent: how to keep your health, sanity and wits while creating a new business.
1 | September 20, 2010 2:50pm |
Redesign the office; Audi electric car; reverse brain drain; Tesla's solar project; LEED Gold neighborhood.
September 20, 2010 1:45pm |
Powering electronic devices like smart packaging and radio-frequency sensing devices could get a boost from paper-thin, rechargeable Li-ion batteries.
1 | September 20, 2010 8:34am |
Protecting your kid with the flu shot will also protect them from neurological complications that might lead to permanent brain damage.
25 | September 20, 2010 8:08am |
The jury is still out on most supplements although some results on fish oil are promising.
27 | September 17, 2010 9:09am |
New site means some fewer hoops for small businesses to jump through, and may also help fuel new growth in the economy.
1 | September 17, 2010 8:50am |
If sugar is sugar is sugar, and there is no cost advantage to be gained in mixing supplies, the way to saving money becomes simpler. Use less sugar.
14 | September 16, 2010 10:46am |
At Boston Latin: a network of green-minded individuals, partnerships in the community, testimony at public hearings, climate summits and solar panels. The leaders? Most of them aren't even old...
1 | September 15, 2010 2:00am |
The fast-growing GM salmon is safe to eat, apparently.
5 | September 10, 2010 10:48am |
Boston is the "top city of the global innovation economy," according to a new study. Rounding out the global top five: Paris, Amsterdam, Vienna and New York.
15 | September 10, 2010 9:08am |
The FDA letters show these companies are pushing child-friendly flavors and phony drug claims as well.
4 | September 10, 2010 6:36am |
Monsanto and Bunge contribute combined $3 million to help fund entrepreneurs; additional partners sought.
September 9, 2010 5:30am |