Nine years ago, one of the first bioreactors was installed on Mike Bravard’s farm near Jefferson, Iowa. Last week, that bioreactor was reconditioned, all in an effort to make water cleaner for people downstream.
Genomic editing technology such as CRISPR/Cas9 offers tremendous potential for accelerating genetic progress, but a new ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) appears likely to stifle research and development.
In Chillicothe, Ohio Jacob Shuman works hard every day to maintain his honeybee hives and teach other students about the insect. With bee populations on the decline, education and healthy hives have become important.
Scientists have already warned that climate change likely will impact the food we grow.
But new research is showing that climate change is expected to accelerate rates of crop loss due to the activity of insects.