Environment, Food, Space

Space Farming: The Final Frontier

NASA looks to grow fresh veggies, 230 miles above the Earth By Jesse Hirsch on September 10, 2013 Photographs by Stephen Allen Last year, an astronaut named Don Pettit began an unusual writing project on NASA’s website. Called “Diary of a Space Zucchini,” the blog took the perspective of an actual zucchini plant on the… Continue reading Space Farming: The Final Frontier

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Genetically Modified Food That Prevents Cancer, Makes You Healthier

There is a lot of reasonable debate about the safety of changing the genetic makeup of things we eat, but scientists are doing amazing things with GM food--everything from cancer-preventing tomatoes to cabbages that produce their own pesticides. Genetically Modified Food That Prevents Cancer, Makes You Healthier | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation.