Gerardo G. Roman

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Poinsettia Plants Prepared for Christmas Distribution in Scotland: Pictures

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Superstar Dutch Designer Piet Oudolf

If the world of gardening has rock stars, Piet Oudolf qualifies as Mick Jagger, David Bowie, and Prince rolled into one. The Dutch landscape …

Should Human Stem Cells Be Used To Make Partly Human Chimeras?

An intense debate has flared over whether the federal government should fund research that creates partly human creatures using human stem cells.<p>The National Institutes of Health declared a moratorium in late September on funding this kind of research. NIH officials said they needed to assess the …

7 Disciplines of A Leader

How to Help Your People, Team, and Organization Achieve<p>In the <i>Seven Disciplines of a Leader</i>, Jeff Wolf explores what leadership looks like when done …

Imagine farming that actually heals the earth

One of the most inspiring recent developments in the discussion about farming has been the shift from talking about "sustainable" agriculture to …

A Credible Debunking Of Common Myths and Misconceptions About Food Chemistry And Detox Diets

In a recent episode of ASAPScience, creators Gregory Brown and Mitchell Moffit explain via whiteboard animation that all food is made up of chemistry …

35 soul-crushing facts about American income inequality

<b>(romakoma via Shutterstock)</b><p>The money given out in Wall Street bonuses last year was twice the amount all minimum-wage workers earned combined<p>Larry Schwartz<p>July 15, 2015 5:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem …

The solution to feeding the world's growing population doesn't require any sunlight or soil

According to Philips, the answer may be indoor farms that grow plants with LEDs. The company has recently opened its GrowWise City indoor farm in the Netherlands, and the facility has the potential to revolutionize the way we cultivate food, and maybe even solve world hunger issues.<p>At the …

Aquaponics

Follow these 10 one-to-one classroom tips for every educator

Before school starts, make the most of your summer with these tips from 2 one-to-one pros<p>The word is out. We hear every day from teachers who tell us …

Is farming a public service?

A bill recently introduced in Congress, the Young Farmer Success Act, would make farmers eligible for federally subsidized student loan forgiveness — just as teachers and nurses are now — on the grounds that agriculture is a public service. But is it?<p>Certainly the history of U.S. farm policy would …

Opinion: Stephen Hawking’s catastrophic end for Planet Earth

Yes, Stephen Hawking says Planet Earth is headed for a “catastrophic ending.” The good news, he wants you to become a hero, save the world. Maybe …