Agriculture & Food

Foody Garden Towers And The Future Of Urban Gardening

Foody Garden Towers And The Future Of Urban Gardening

Through their innovative vertical gardening products, Foody Garden Towers aim to provide the world with sustainable food solutions that improve our quality of life, protect the environment and secure our future. The Problem With over half of the world’s 7 ...

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New Spray will Stop Bananas from Spoiling

New Spray will Stop Bananas from Spoiling

Bananas Spoiling (Credit: TheTimeLapseGuys) Researchers from the Tianjin University of Science and Technology in China successfully developed a method extending the shelf life of bananas after they are picked. For the first time a special coating will be able to ...

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New: a Personal Vegetable Factory

New: a Personal Vegetable Factory

Agri-Cube – an inside look Agri-Cube – an illustration One of Japan’s largest construction companies – Daiwa House recently introduced a line of ready-made hydroponic vegetable units called Agri-Cube, intended for hotels and restaurants the unit might also be suitable ...

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New: Super Chocolate – Half the Fat, Same Taste

New: Super Chocolate – Half the Fat, Same Taste

Dr. Stefan Bon’s “Super Chocolate” (Credit: University of Warwick) Scientists from the University of Warwick in the U.K. have found a way to replace up to 50% of the fat content of chocolate with fruit juice. No less important – ...

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Artificial Burger Just around the Corner?

Artificial Burger Just around the Corner?

The first pieces of artificial muscle First strips of muscle tissue created by Dutch scientists using stem cells have sparked hope of artificially grown hamburger, reducing the world’s dependence on expensive live stock. During a recent press conferance which took ...

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Cancer Prevention May Begin at the Produce Stand

Cancer Prevention May Begin at the Produce Stand

Georgetown researchers were the first to determine the link between eating cruciferous vegetables and reduced cancer incidence. The medical community has known for some time that eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, watercress, and cauliflower seemed to lower cancer risk. It ...

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Purple Tomatoes to Fight Cancer

Purple Tomatoes to Fight Cancer

Don’t you just love it when simply eating something tasty helps you fight and prevent disease? Researchers from the John Innes Centre in Norwich, U.K. have genetically modified a tomato so that in addition to having a ravishing purple hue, ...

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Will Soy Beat Cancer?

Will Soy Beat Cancer?

An experiment conducted by a group of researchers from Northwestern University showed for the first time that an antioxidant present in soybeans was able to reduce the rate of metastases in mice bearing prostate cancer. The amount of the antioxidant ...

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Animal-friendly Meat

Animal-friendly Meat

Scientists from the University of Western Australia have managed to create ‘semi-living’ food. The scientists used a new tissue engineering technique to grow sample cells from animals and produce edible meat that does not require killing animals. The project, named ...

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Shelf Life Booster – 4 Months Old Fresh Tomato

Shelf Life Booster – 4 Months Old Fresh Tomato

The Israeli company “Hefestus” has developed a unique packaging system, which significantly prolongs the “shelf life” of various products. The company’s sealing machines can pack different kinds of foods, as well as cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, in a way that ...

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