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DuPont CRISPR corn hybrid in stores in 5 years

Thomson Reuters<p>In a letter released to the public on Monday, chemical giant DuPont Pioneer announced plans to market the first crop that uses a type of precise genetic modification called CRISPR-Cas9.<p>DuPont is the fourth-largest chemical corporation in the world, and it wants to see the product — a …

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What we eat is seen as more important than ever. And everywhere we are urged to go organic: we are told it is more nutritious, it improves animal welfare and helps the environment. In reality, that is mostly marketing hype.<p>In 2012 Stanford University’s Centre for Health Policy did the biggest …

Stop worrying about GMOs; it's that organic granola bar that could make you sick

Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk.<p>Anti-genetic engineering …

Six ways drones are revolutionizing agriculture - Vox Creative

This feature was produced in collaboration between Vox Creative and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Vox Media editorial staff was not involved in the creation or production of this content.<p>Applications for UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), used commercially since the beginning of the 1980s, have exploded …

Farming

How drones can detect crop problems early to keep farmers on track | Caspar van Vark

From Sri Lanka to Uganda, UAVs with near-infrared sensors are monitoring plants for pests and disease, with implications for agricultural policy worldwide<p>The traditional image of a farmer standing in a field, squinting anxiously at the sky for signs of rain, may be about to get a 21st-century …

Unmanned Aircraft

Scorciatoie tastiera Mac: ecco le 10 più utili - Pagina 2 di 2

Scorciatoie tastiera Mac, ecco le 10 più interessanti per facilitare il lavoro quotidiano e accedere rapidamente ad alcune funzioni, che altrimenti …

Clima, un S.O.S. al mondo

<b>Il nostro pianeta non è pronto ad affrontare le conseguenze del riscaldamento globale, come l'accentuarsi di fenomeni atmosferici estremi e</b> …

These 5 Foods Will Be Harder to Grow in a Warmer World

Farmers will need to take increasingly drastic and expensive measures to cope with droughts, frosts, and ever-changing growing seasons, says IPCC's new report.<p>The reality of climate change has already hit farms, ranches, and orchards around the globe, according to the latest report from the UN's …