The Future For Genetically Engineered Crops. There continuous to be much controversy around genetically engineered crops and animals. If fact many countries do not allow genetically engineered crops at all mostly due to the fear of the unknown and the risk of mutations occurring between GE crops and natural ones in the wild.

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Sustainable Fishing Practices. We have all heard that the world’s fish populations are shrinking and many species are either now extinct or endangered. It seems like all we hear on this is bad news as really we have not done anything to change the situation. Or have we?

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Using Tomato Waste To Make Electricity. The world needs to move away from burning fossil fuels for energy. The time has come to abandon primitive unsustainable forms of energy for renewable ones. It turns out that there are many new forms of renewable energy being discovered now that we are really looking for them.

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A new study from NASA and Harvard University finds that climate change is diminishing an important link between droughts and the timing of wine grape harvests in France and Switzerland.

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Real Organic Farming is on the Rise. True organic farming requires that growers do not use any form of chemical pesticides or herbicides in the process. This add to the labor and the costs for organic products. Weed control is especially labor intensive.

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Plants can Sense the Sun. Have you ever wondered how plants know when the sun is out and when it is not? I mean what type of sensor does it use to detect sunshine. What ever it is maybe we can use it to design a new type of passive solar sensor.

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New Yeast Hybrid Process on the Way. About 500 years ago, the accidental natural hybridization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the yeast responsible for things like ale, wine and bread, and a distant yeast cousin gave rise to lager beer. Today, cold-brewed lager is the world’s most consumed alcoholic beverage, fueling an industry with annual sales of more […]

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