SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
Is it the weather? The excellent produce? The relaxed culture? An aversion to the harsh "real world" of the East Coast?
1 | July 22, 2010 7:29pm |
Lessons on how green tech startups should seek venture capital funding and scale, from experts at the Green Entrepreneur Summit in New York City.
4 | July 22, 2010 10:09am |
What started as a health story turns into a consumer story. Look for udon in a store near you. Buy them in moist packs rather than dry. Add your own soup and enjoy them at home. Leave the...
8 | July 21, 2010 10:55am |
Duke University researchers are using computers to predict how bacteria develop resistance to antibiotics. The goal? Create more robust drugs that can win.
1 | July 21, 2010 9:56am |
Cumin, coriander, clover, turmeric...hold the cinnamon. British researchers are in search of the right spicy recipe to reduce agricultural methane emissions.
7 | July 20, 2010 4:00am |
Anti-smoking advocates have never faced the drug effects of cigarettes squarely.
26 | July 19, 2010 6:50am |
Following the Avandia mess, you might excuse the FDA for an over-abundance of caution. Where do you think the balance should be?
7 | July 15, 2010 8:29am |
Despite decades of development, no one has succeeded in the biofuels business. Cobalt Technologies CEO Rick Wilson says he wants to be the first.
2 | July 15, 2010 4:24am |
Vision 2050 report from World Business Council for Sustainable Development suggests that if we continue using resources at our current rate, we'll need 2.3 planets to supply them by 2050.
1 | July 15, 2010 12:56am |
The non-diet diet is based on the rules of Michael Pollan to "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
16 | July 14, 2010 7:40am |
Hydrogen in Atlanta; order takeout from a park; what to do with nuclear waste; infrared maps for energy efficiency; carbon capture for Alberta's oil sands.
July 14, 2010 6:23am |
The head of a national disaster preparedness center says Americans are grossly unengaged and unprepared for the next disaster, which could be a massive earthquake, dirty bomb or pandemic that puts...
45 | July 14, 2010 2:00am |
A 17-year-old recent high school graduate from Bangor, Maine, might have found the most efficient way to test for harmful E. Coli strains in our water.
2 | July 13, 2010 5:00am |
If regulation fails, or if it's manipulated, how do the people get justice?
10 | July 12, 2010 8:10am |
Food giant Kraft meets its water and waste reduction targets and gets more aggressive about energy efficiency.
July 12, 2010 5:53am |
If the city planning director has his way, Baltimore's east and west sides, known for blocks of abandoned and boarded up buildings, will be getting light rail and produce stands. Yes, produce stands.
1 | July 12, 2010 2:00am |
Darpa's synthetic blood, intended for medical application on the battlefield, is seeking FDA approval.
21 | July 9, 2010 10:01am |
Lower fuel costs? Check. More storage space? Check. Less greenhouse-gas emissions? Check. If blimps do it better, will they be able to do it soon?
44 | July 9, 2010 4:00am |
The actor who has timed his wife's showers to calculate water usage is as 'eco' as they come. But fully greening his Los Angeles home (while preserving his marriage) wasn't always smooth sailing.
5 | July 7, 2010 2:00am |
So long as food producers are able to dodge the intent of regulations by fudging the numbers, education doesn't stand a chance of curing obesity.
4 | July 6, 2010 10:07am |