Low cost, disposable graphene nanoparticle strips detect pesticides instantaneously in the field

In Iowa, a team at Iowa State University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering created a flexible, low cost and disposable biosensor that can detect pesticides...

Lose an extra 100 calories per day by eating a diet rich in whole...

In Massachusetts, Tufts University researchers reported that people who ate a diet with whole grains, which matched the recommended dietary allowance for fiber, lost...

AgResearch investing $25 million to grow healthier farm animals with more nutritious ryegrass

In New Zealand, AgResearch scientists aided by a five-year $25 million grant are enhancing ryegrass to produce healthier animals, better production on the farm...

University of California receives USDA grant for co-robotic precision irrigation research

In California, with a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, University of California researchers plan to show they can conserve...

Blue scorpion venom and plant-based phytonutrients combine to inhibit cancer growth

In Maryland, PetLife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced an all-natural cancer cocktail combining Blue Scorpion Venom Chlorotoxin with plant-based phytonutrients. Preliminary testing has shown inhibition against certain cancer...

Agroforestry sequesters more soil organic carbon than conventional farming

In Pennsylvania, agroforestry could play an important role in mitigating climate change because it sequesters more atmospheric carbon in plant parts and soil than...

Agricultural impacts from climate change lead world hunger

In New York, world hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations' annual food security report. The total number...

Robot helpers address farm workforce shortages

In the United Kingdom, produce growers concerned about workforce shortages in the wake of Brexit could soon have an alternative solution – robots. The...

Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness Acquires Innovative Seed and Consulting

In Colorado, Wilbur-Ellis Agribusiness, a precision agriculture technology company that focuses on plant protection chemistry, plant nutrition and seed technology, acquired Innovative Seed and...

Seawater fuel discovery in production of bioethanol helps curb freshwater use

In the United Kingdom, University of Huddersfield scientists found a way to use less freshwater in the production of bioethanol by using a seawater-based...

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“Let’s Get Physical” sustainable activewear line is the 80s throwback we deserve

In London, sustainable apparel firm PANGAIA is set to launch an activewear line that incorporates numerous renewable materials while at the same time paying...

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In Oregon, sneaker giant Nike has introduced a new collection incorporating a pineapple-based leather alternative produced in the Philippines. The Happy Pineapple collection debuted...

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In Italy, luxury brand Gucci has launched its first eco-friendly sneaker, featuring animal-free leather developed in-house. Dubbed Demetra, the material was developed at Gucci’s Gruppo...