Matthew Mendez

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How Beards Make You More Attractive to Women, According to Science

If you like having a clean-shaven face as smooth as butter, you might want to reconsider your life choices after you hear what we’re about to tell …

Relationships

Fortune.com

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Drone use for agriculture a growing field

Like a bird with its wings spread out to catch wind, the drone glides effortlessly over expansive farm fields, harvesting gigabytes of data while …

The End of Farming

Modern biotechnology could put dairy farms out of business. And not just dairy, but lots of other farms as well, including those that produce meat, …

Agriculture

Mad Eco-Laws Mean Danish Wheat Quality So Poor No-One Will Buy it

After a Danish research institute noted the protein content of wheat had dropped to the lowest ever, international buyers have shunned the grains, …

Researchers Call Out U.S. For Neglecting Emissions From Agriculture In Climate Plan

The United States and European Union aren’t doing enough to address emissions from land use — such as agriculture — in their carbon reduction plans …

Climate Change

Crop adjustments may lessen climate change's economic effects, Stanford economist says

Stanford economist Dave Donaldson found that the impact of climate change might amount for just a .26 percent reduction in global gross domestic …

The startup behind the lettuce robot has a new 3D crop scanner

Blue River Technology — the startup that brought weed-killing lettuce robots to farms around California — quietly launched a 3D crop scanning tool …

90% of Americans Could Be Fed by Food Grown or Raised Within 100 Miles of Their Homes

New farmland-mapping research published on Monday shows that up to 90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by food grown or raised within 100 …

Are You Paying Too Much For Organic Food?

Most people buy organic to avoid pesticides, antibiotics, and GMOs, and to support environmentally friendly growing practices. Now you can add …

Agriculture

What It Feels Like to Catch a Record-Breaking 65-Pound Bass

Missouri angler Lawrence Dillman recounts how he landed a monster fish.<p><i>On May 21, Missouri local Lawrence "Buddy" Dillman packed up his pole and headed out to fish, as he does most days. But this time, he caught a fish that landed him in the record books. With his rod and reel rigged with 20-pound</i> …