SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
'Itâ€™s kind of a race--the giant corporations that are trying to destroy the earth, versus those of us who are trying save it.'
3 | February 26, 2010 4:00am |
Public-private partnership helps organizations gain access to raw computing power.
February 25, 2010 4:36am |
Aviation and health care are notorious for waste, but they canâ€™t trash the fact that recycling will save them millions.
7 | February 25, 2010 4:00am |
An expert on resilience talks about how our evolutionary tendencies make it all but impossible for us to fear -- and act on -- climate change.
31 | February 24, 2010 4:00am |
From coral reef fisheries and food allergies to the science of superheroes, an annual meeting of scientists covers all the bases.
2 | February 23, 2010 4:00am |
Nova Laboratories Ltd. and Oxford University are trumpeting a new method to make vaccines shelf-stable, essential if they're to become commonplace in tropical climates.
3 | February 18, 2010 7:09am |
The Johnny Appleseed of Kaiser Permanente explains why an electric knife sharpener might be the best health care tool around.
2 | February 17, 2010 4:00am |
Food can be a drug. One-third of all American kids are obese, one-third of those born in 2000 will wind up diabetic, and obesity-related illness is now estimated to be $147 billion. That's just...
4 | February 12, 2010 7:18am |
Nuclear power outfit Areva said on Monday that it has acquired solar power startup Ausra, which specializes in concentrating solar power tech at a large scale.
February 10, 2010 10:45am |
Neuroscientists say the brain's amygdala instills our fear of losing money.
1 | February 10, 2010 4:00am |
Food for nine billion people; California pesticides; crowdsourced intel; luxury zeppelins; bayonet training.
2 | February 4, 2010 10:20am |
George Visger says he will watch the Super Bowl but insists the human body is 'not meant to play football.'
9 | February 4, 2010 4:00am |
Heather Archuletta talks about spending nearly two months in bed for a NASA study. And why -- despite the possible end of the moon program -- the research is more important than ever.
7 | February 4, 2010 4:00am |
Engineers have developed a new, invisible, non-toxic spray dubbed "liquid glass" that can protect any surface from water, dirt, bacteria, heat and ultraviolet radiation.
13 | February 2, 2010 1:45pm |
Researchers have developed a new strain of E. coli bacteria that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass.
3 | February 1, 2010 7:37am |
The Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia has gone green -- from composting to rooftop gardening to installing the first microturbines for a business in the city.
3 | February 1, 2010 3:00am |
Many consider genetically engineered food controversial, but to Pamela Ronald a UC Davis professor, it could be the answer to feeding the world. Twenty five percent of the world's rice is grown in...
16 | January 29, 2010 4:05pm
If you think soil is sterile, simple and has nothing to do with climate change, a soil scientist is about to prove you misinformed.
7 | January 29, 2010 4:00am |
Equator Coffees, a specialty coffee wholesaler, is going green throughout its business operations. The co-founders, Helen Russell and Brooke McDonnell are using sustainable farming practices to...
2 | January 27, 2010 8:34am
Waste Management invests in emerging organic waste management technology company, Harvest Power.
1 | January 26, 2010 10:56am |