SmartPlanet stories related to the technologies, processes and policy encompassed by the production of food, as well as the businesses and organizations delivering it.
Linda Stone, who spent 16 years as an executive at Apple and Microsoft, talks about the effect technology has on our health and productivity.
15 | April 26, 2013 3:00am |
HONG KONG -- Alarming at the time, the deadly virus left the Hong Kong public with cleaner habits and greater preparedness for future outbreaks.
1 | April 25, 2013 3:00am |
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's beaches beckon as increasing numbers of U.S. couples plan their weddings south of the border.
1 | April 24, 2013 1:42am |
Terrestrial Energy's safe, liquid reactor could be ready in eight years.
10 | April 23, 2013 4:55am |
With MustHaveMenus, restaurant owners can update and share information with potential diners far more efficiently and cost-effectively.
April 23, 2013 3:00am |
A source of delight for some, bewilderment for others: the cupcake boom.
14 | April 22, 2013 11:02am |
"Crowdshipping" is a new and less expensive way to ship goods through travelers connecting online. But if something goes wrong, who is held responsible?
25 | April 22, 2013 3:00am |
DELHI -- The non-profit Smile Train performs surgeries for free India, changing the destinies of children born with clefts.
April 22, 2013 12:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Ecologists were having a hard enough time preserving Argentina's El Impenetrable forest before the owner of one of the last untouched parts was murdered.
April 19, 2013 3:00am |
Would we then be able to feed the whole world? Maybe. Scientists have found a way to turn indigestible cellulose into starch.
33 | April 18, 2013 5:23pm |
An idea from Cambridge University for replacing uranium with thorium in conventional nuclear reactors.
4 | April 18, 2013 5:07am |
BERLIN -- The popularity of handcrafts in Berlin sees the emergence of innovative craftsmanship.
1 | April 18, 2013 1:35am |
The EPA has released an updated ranking of the top 50 organizations that use renewable energy to power their U.S. operations.
2 | April 17, 2013 10:21am |
"Don't store it. More it." It's worth billions.
6 | April 16, 2013 3:52am |
What's next - High Fries? Not yet available in Indianapolis.
5 | April 15, 2013 4:09am |
Homeless tour guides -- a way to bring those on the streets back into society's gaze?
5 | April 12, 2013 4:38am |
PARIS -- The city deploys sheep to explore eco-friendly, all natural urban landscaping that doubles as PR for a forgotten corner of the city.
4 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
Built in one week, the organization Safecast pioneered a new kind of citizen science.
3 | April 12, 2013 2:00am |
Retailers including Bloomingdales have begun using body scanners - those infernal machines that irradiate you at the airport - to size jeans for the perfect fit.
2 | April 11, 2013 8:31pm |
Perhaps we should all take the hint and stop buying budget meat.
3 | April 10, 2013 7:00am |