SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
Solazyme has raised another US$52M from investors to support broadening business growth for its create to create bulk amounts of renewable oil.
August 9, 2010 2:42pm |
For the first time, University of Arkansas researchers discovered that a biotech crop has established itself into the wild.
9 | August 6, 2010 11:42am |
The scrutiny over high fructose corn syrup will only increase with a new Cancer Research article, written by UCLA scientists, linking fructose to cancer.
20 | August 6, 2010 9:02am |
The food production giant is exploring how the waste in its operations -- namely inedible fats and greases -- could become a source of renewable energy.
4 | August 5, 2010 12:33pm |
An experimental 'monkey economy' reveals ugly truths about our own economic behavior.
4 | August 5, 2010 8:51am |
Millions of Americans engage in a health "black out period," starting around age 20, usually lasting until about 40, sometimes extending well into middle age. This costs us all money
37 | August 5, 2010 8:36am |
The Environmental Protection Agency names the top purchasers of U.S.-generated renewable energy within their Green Power program. Did your company, school, city, state make the list?
August 4, 2010 4:00am |
University of California, Berkeley researchers discovered that graphene can be structurally manipulated in such a way, the electrons behave as they would in a magnetic field.
3 | August 2, 2010 2:01pm |
Owner of Hannaford, Sweet Bay, Food Lion and Bottom Dollar Food supermarkets commits to new sourcing policy by March 2011
5 | August 2, 2010 5:29am |
We spend 90 percent of our time indoors. So why aren't we more concerned about the environment inside a building? Perkins+Will architect Peter Syrett makes the business case.
4 | August 2, 2010 3:00am |
There are many ways for you to make the human contacts that will help you live a longer and happier life. This happens to be one of them.
6 | July 29, 2010 7:26am |
The anti-pertussis vaccine, which is given in combination with vaccines for diphtheria and tetanus, is safe. A recently-completed study from the CDC should put valid concerns to rest.
5 | July 28, 2010 8:04am |
Site is company's first solar-powered facility in the United States.
3 | July 27, 2010 10:10am |
The U.S. federal government needs to take a holistic approach to security for its own buildings, argues Maureen McAvey.
2 | July 27, 2010 7:50am |
Hundreds of scientists and dozens of companies are hard at work to engineer algae to make green fuel. Are they disrupting Mother Nature's equilibrium?
5 | July 27, 2010 7:03am |
Two new papers examine graphene's interaction with the environment, at the cradle and the grave.
July 27, 2010 4:00am |
Researchers develop a new use for graphene: antibacterial paper. Coming soon: smarter shoes, bandages, and more.
1 | July 26, 2010 10:29am |
Just think about it: every single piece of plastic that has ever been produced in history still exists.
8 | July 26, 2010 9:29am |
Want to put some money on escaping obesity? I can get you odds of 10 to 3.
2 | July 26, 2010 7:19am |
Researchers say sitting can shed years off of your life. The less you sit, the longer you'll live. Here's why.
14 | July 23, 2010 7:14am |