Bees communicate with flowers using an invisible force that flows through all of us, according to a new study. What would Yoda say?
While the FDA dithers with voluntary approaches to regulation, the meat industry is feasting on antibiotics and sending out product tainted with drug-resistant bugs.
The world’s most widely used pesticide has for the first time been officially labelled an unacceptable danger to bees feeding on flowering crops.
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Iowa is taking up the fight for the right to know if it’s GMO. Here’s an update on the movement that’s expanding nationwide.
Remember Agent Orange? Big Agriculture wants to poison our food with a toxin developed by the U.S. military for chemical warfare.
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A comprehensive new study calls popular energy drinks “a rising public health problem” that’s sending more and more people to the emergency room.
The Alaskan Brewing Co. is going green by creating the world’s first beer-powered beer.
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Can chocolate cure the common cough? Will we all soon be eating worms at the dinner table? And has Monsanto finally outdone itself? Here’s a look at some interesting stories making the rounds.