Can medical advances in nanotechnology make agriculture more sustainable?
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Researchers explore medical nanotech that could help crops use fertilizer more efficiently, fight disease, and adapt to climate change ..read more
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Zinc could be the surprise solution to excess fertilizer on farms
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Zinc triggers a domino-like effect in the genetic machinery of some crops, prompting them to take up more nitrogen from the soil ..read more
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For sustainable food production on land, we might soon be looking to the sea
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Some ocean microbes capture nutrients from thin air. Researchers demonstrated how these tiny powerhouses could replace synthetic fertilizer on land ..read more
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What’s better for bees? More habitat or less pesticides?
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A new study focused on protecting pollinator diversity found that semi-natural habitats play a more important role than pesticide use in rice fields ..read more
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Upgrading cold storage comes with global climate benefits—and nuanced local tradeoffs
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1M ago
A new study found, for example, that in some places, hyperlocal food systems could actually trump cold chains in reducing food waste ..read more
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Confirmed. Most robust evidence yet that plant-based diets protect both human and planetary health  
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1M ago
Largest study of its kind shows the co-benefits to environment and health of eating less meat and more plants ..read more
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What drives consumers to more sustainable meat? Ironically, it isn’t telling them it’s sustainable.
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A new large scale European survey found that animal welfare credentials were consistently more persuasive than environmental credentials ..read more
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Can AI make crop production more sustainable?
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2M ago
The leap from novelty to farmland reality requires a concerted research effort. A new paper lays out a plan ..read more
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A surprise find: Soybean waste could be the future of fish feed
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2M ago
Researchers discovered that the wastewater from soybean processing can be converted into a nourishing, protein-rich food for farmed Asian sea bass ..read more
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Scientists add a new twist to the many afterlives of coffee grounds: Toxic cleanup
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2M ago
In a new study, coffee grounds soaked up 70% of bentazone, an agricultural herbicide that pollutes global waterways ..read more
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