From dragon-taming wizards to 17th-century palace intrigue, here are some binge-worthy books to distract you from the terrors of reality. Game of Thrones returns Sunday with all your giant dragon and plot
An Obama-era rule meant to help livestock farmers fight meat industry abuses could be on death row. Farmers already concerned with President Donald Trump’s policies on trade and immigration just got another
Midwestern states are the second leading producers of crops and livestock behind California. But young farmers are leaving, put off by high land prices and startup costs On a recent chilly afternoon, Hegmann,
From Plato to Star Wars A couple of years ago, I came across a gorgeous poster from an artist named Ward Shelley. It charted out the entire history of science fiction, from its earliest roots in mythology
Bruce Friedrich is about to up the ante in the effort to get more people eating plant-based and cell-cultured meat. With a staff that will soon exceed 30, Friedrich’s DC-based firm is expanding its attention
Far from a bucolic idyll, farming in America is one of its most dangerous professions. And almost no one is trying to change that. ABINGDON, Va. — Deborah McCroskey’s farm rests on the gentle slopes of
Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life. In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being.
The overarching assumption in Joanna Blythman’s anthropomorphic article on “free range” milk (1 March) is that it’s better for cows to graze on pasture than be kept, milked and fed in a closed environment.
The new CEO of one of the world’s largest meat processors, Tyson Foods Inc., sees plant-based protein as a big part of the food industry’s future. “If you take a look at the FAO (Food and Agriculture stats,
You attended the party of a long-time friend and ran into a lot of people from high school that you hadn’t seen in years. During chit-chat over appetizers and drinks, you could feel the friendly competition
Why is the meat at a fancy steakhouse so damn expensive? In this episode of The Meat Show host Nicks Solares schools us in the value of a good steak. The meat served in high-end restaurants isn’t the steak
(Getty/JamesBrey) Financial trusts snatch up valuable U.S. acreage, then convert into fast-buck investments for global speculators February 26, 2017 1:00pm (UTC) John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Woody
(CNN) — Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced