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Humble spud poised to launch a world food revolution

Dutch team is pioneering development of crops fed by sea water<p>In a small army field-hut Dr Arjen de Vos shows off his irrigation machine with pride. Pipes lead out to several acres of muddy field, where only a few stragglers from the autumn harvest of potatoes, salads, carrots and onions are left. …

Eco-Fashion Still Not a "Phenomenon of the Masses," Says Esprit Head

“Green fashion—be it recycled, organic, fair trade, vegan, or other movements—is not yet a phenomenon of the masses. To date, it is still a …

Sustainability

AppAdvice Daily: Recklessly race into the weekend with our best new games

Get excited for the weekend because we have two awesome games that you’ll need some down time for, Find The Line and Reckless Racing 3. The two games …

Bay Scallop Chowder Recipe - Creamy Scallop and Bacon Soup

5 Minute Pumpkin Bread Pudding in a Mug

My regular pumpkin bread pudding is perfect for entertaining, and is a great alternative to pumpkin pie for holiday dinners. It serves a big crowd …

Oven-Roasted Tomato Sauce With Salami, Olives, and Pecorino Recipe

This no-fuss, fail-safe oven-roasted tomato sauce is loaded with bold ingredients: salami, sherry vinegar, kalamata olives, capers, and a smashed anchovy, all tied together with olive oil and a touch of white wine. Its secret ingredient? A bit of maple syrup for sweetness. Then, it's tossed with al …

A Gel That Can Stop Bleeding In Under 10 Seconds Gets Closer To Human Use

If you put the gel on skin, it will have the properties of skin. If you put it next to the liver, it will take on the properties of the liver.<p>Joe Landolina was a 17-year-old recent arrival at New York University when he made a discovery that could save millions of lives. He’s now gearing up to take …

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

This New Method of Farming Could Change Where Our Food Comes From

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Farming

Nurse with Ebola warned CDC of high temperature before boarding flight

Officials begin contacting 132 passengers on Frontier Airlines flight, but stress that the chance of infection is low<p>The second nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola in the US warned health officials of her high fever before boarding a flight from Cleveland to Dallas, according to a report today from …

Researchers Just Made a Historic Breakthrough in Stem Cell Research

<b>The news:</b> The medical journal Lancet published a game-changing study Wednesday that has huge implications for the entire field of stem cell …

Cell Biology

Tracking a Serial Killer: Could Ebola Mutate to Become More Deadly?

Why we need to terminate Ebola 2014 before the virus learns too much about us.<p>Forty years ago, Ebola was just the name of a river. It was a small waterway of no particularly sinister character that flowed through northern Zaire, not far from the village hospital where the first known outbreak of a …

The Price of Staying Alive For the Next 3 Hours

How much do you reckon you’d pay not to be dead three hours from now? That probably depends. If you’re 25 and healthy, a whole lot. If you’re 95 and …

Affordable Care Act

For varying groups, market frenzy may help or hurt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The turbulence that's roiling financial markets is punishing stock investors, raising worries for major U.S. companies and will likely produce even punier returns for savers.<p>Yet some Americans actually stand to benefit from the forces that are driving the frenzied trading. Lower …

New GMOs Get A Regulatory Green Light, With A Hint Of Yellow

Government regulators have approved a new generation of genetically engineered corn and soybeans. They're the latest weapon in an arms race between farmers and weeds, and the government's green light is provoking angry opposition from environmentalists.<p>The actual decision, at first glance, seems …

The Drug-Free Way to Fight Depression

Exercise can do a lot of physical good, from making hearts healthy to keeping weight down—and now there’s strong new evidence that it can give a …

Standardized Testing

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan turn to civilian militias to secure borders

Central Asian countries are looking to volunteers to help strengthen security along ill-defined frontiers. RFE/RL reports<p>Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan are strengthening security along their borders with the help of civilians, in a move that could add to tensions already present along their ill-defined …

Spain tests 4 with fever for Ebola, isolates jet

MADRID (AP) — Four people with fever considered at risk for Ebola were being tested Thursday in Spain for the virus, including one who arrived on an Air France jet that was isolated at Madrid's airport as a precaution, officials said.<p>Other passengers were allowed to disembark. But a passenger with …

As second nurse is infected with Ebola, her air travel heightens fears

Fears grew Wednesday that more medical workers may have been exposed to the deadly<p>Ebola virusafter a second Dallas nurse fell ill and health officials scrambled to alert scores of airline passengers who had been on a jet with her.<p>After weeks of assertions that U.S. hospitals were well-prepared for …