Rich People Know Less About Nutrition Than They Think
When surveyed on a variety of food topics, wealthy people fared no better—and sometimes worse—than their lower-earning peers.
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Scientists Are Creating Christmas Trees That Don't Shed Their Needles
“Messiness” has been identified as the main reason consumers avoid real trees. Scientists are finding ways around it.
A Huge Number of Americans Don't Realize that All Food Contains Genes
A new survey shows that we have a pretty long way to go when it comes to truly understanding what's in our food.
This Documentary Wants to Teach People About GMOs, But Experts Call It Propaganda
“We’re pro-science and we’re anti-fringe,” says ‘Food Evolution’ director Scott Hamilton Kennedy—but his critics are calling him a corporate shill.
‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s New Movie ‘Okja' Is an Anti-Corporate Mindfuck
The new film from Bong Joon Ho is a critique of ethical capitalism wrapped in a heartwarming animal adventure story. But it's not coming to theaters: it premieres on Netflix June 28.
The Quest to Create a Strain of Super Quinoa
Sequencing the plant's genome could make it even more sustainable, better tasting, and nutritionally superior.
This Giant Vertical Farming Robot Is Coming For Your Crops
It's designed to grow grains for livestock while saving farmers money on labor. But that means it's also coming for some human jobs.
Scientists Are Furious Over Canada’s Bizarre Ban on Importing Zebrafish
Research into Alzheimer’s, blindness, heart disease, and arthritis has been killed.
Watch Genetically Modified Zika-Fighting Mosquitoes Released From a Van
Like an ice-cream truck—one that distributes genetically-modified, disease-fighting insects instead of sweet treats.
The Guy Behind Long-Delayed Glowing Plants Kickstarter Wants to Sell You Moss
Antony Evans still hasn’t shipped any glow-in-the-dark plants, but he wants you to trust him on his new product.
Florida Needs a New Place to Release Genetically-Modified Anti-Zika Mosquitoes
The local community voted against the experiment, but the government has decided to move forward somewhere else.
This Scientific Breakthrough Could Completely Change the Way the World Grows Food
The solution? Just get plant life to more efficiently photosynthesize.