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CT Entrevista - Bedy Yang (Vale do Silício): Empreendedorismo - Podcasts - Canaltech

O Canaltech Entrevista é um bate-papo semanal com executivos do mercado de TI e outros profissionais sobre seus projetos, a atual situação do mercado …

Jamie Oliver defende taxação de bebidas com açúcar no Reino Unido

O chef e apresentador de TV Jamie Oliver pediu que o Parlamento britânico seja "corajoso" e introduza um "imposto do açúcar", que fosse aplicado sobre refrigerantes e outras bebidas com adição desse ingrediente.<p>Oliver vem fazendo campanha para que a medida seja incluída na estratégia do governo …

Does the Ritz-Carlton's New Indoor Farm Mean that Indoor Ag is Here to Stay?

A few weeks ago, The Ritz-Carlton, Naples hotel in Florida did something unusual for the high-end hospitality industry: it started farming.<p>But …

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Over Half of E.U. Countries Are Opting Out of GMOs

Sixteen countries have alerted the European Union that they want to opt out of E.U.-approved GM crops.<p>Members of the economic bloc have until Oct. 3 …

Farmigo Raises $16M For A New Approach To The Farmers’ Market

Farmigo, a startup rethinking the local farmers’ market, has raised $16 million in series B funding.<p>Founder and CEO Benzi Ronen said the company started out by building software for farmers, but its focus has shifted to a consumer marketplace where you can order farm-fresh groceries, then pick them …

Meet the father-son farmer duo revolutionizing Ontario's shrimp business

Paul Cocchio’s introduction to inland shrimp farming did not go well. There is no manual, after all, for converting a rural Ontario hog barn into a temperature-stable complex of tropical saltwater shrimp pools – nobody had ever tried it before him. And it’s a surprisingly finicky business growing …

Experts are hailing this exotic fruit that tastes like pulled pork as a 'miracle' crop, which could save millions from starvation

On the outside, this giant fruit resembles something out of the Jurassic era and emits a sweet yet putrid stench.<p>But don't be fooled: The fruit, known as a jackfruit, is being hailed as a "miracle" crop that could save millions from starvation. And the unique fruit inside of it is just the …

The Wikipedia Of Farming Is Here

Open-source agriculture could help farmers grow healthier food<p>Two years ago, then MIT graduate student Caleb Harper built a fully networked farm of tomatoes, lettuce, and broccoli inside a fourth-floor lounge at the school’s famed Media Lab. He hoped to prove he could use data science to optimize …

This Kind of Vegetable Can Help You Lose Weight

Rule number one: everyone should eat fruit and vegetables, period. Most Americans do not eat enough of them in the first place. But when it comes to …

Nutrition

We've Missed the Entire Point About GMO Food -- A Farmer Explains Why

When it comes to the subject of GMO (Genetically-Modified Organism) food, it's hard not to have an opinion. You might be skeptical or inquisitive, outraged or indifferent; perhaps more often than not, you feel a little of each. Still, there's growing consensus on the issue. A recent poll states …

Researchers smuggle ancient seeds out of Syria to save agricultural heritage

A unique collection of seeds is safe from destruction in Syria after scientists managed to smuggle their precious cargo out of the country. Since …

Armed Forces

How We'll Grow Food In The Future

Traditional agriculture has bought the farm<p>This past winter, as near-record snows piled up outside his 30,000-square-foot warehouse off Lake Michigan, Robert Colangelo stood inside, bathed in blue and red LEDs, and surrounded by crops of butter lettuce and herbs.<p>Located 40 miles outside Chicago, …

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The 20 Best Natural Cures for Women

But for generations, herb-savvy women have been turning to the plant world for nontoxic, natural remedies for these common complaints. It’s time we …

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The Future of Vertical Farming

Vertical farming has gained much attention in the U.S. in recent years. From only an idea proposed by Professor Dickson Despommier and his class at …

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Victory! World’s Largest Spice Company to Go Organic and Non-GMO by 2016

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Novo projeto de zoneamento propõe reduzir uso de carros no Centro de SP

Ideia é construir garagens perto do Metrô e trem na periferia. Veja as mudanças propostas pela Prefeitura de São Paulo.