Agriculture
Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinals and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. Agriculture was the key d...
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Cancer Cells Engineered to Fight Their Own Kind
Scientists Engineer Cancer Cells to Fight their Own Kind.
The first synthetic embryo has been born
The first synthetic embryo has been born without a sperm or egg.
Will spiders and goats make us bulletproof?...
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Awesome Pineapple Harvest Video
Here is a video that shows the assembly line style of management when it comes to Pineapple picking and harvesting. Please check out all of the other videos ...
HOMEMADE FERTILIZER FROM KITCHEN SCRAPS
3 Ingredient Kitchen Scrap Fertilizer. How to Improve your garden soil from kitchen scraps A compost heap is a great way to recycle kitchen waste and improve...
Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed
A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.
Cloning Does Not Lead To Early Aging — Relatives Of Dolly Doing Well
Using relatives of Dolly the Sheep, scientists have found that cloned animals do not age faster than their non-cloned peers.
107 Nobel laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOs
It's the latest sign of a rift between the scientific establishment and anti-GMO activists. More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically mo...
Creation Of Minimal Cell With Just The Genes Needed For Independent Life
Researchers have designed and synthesized a minimal bacterial genome, containing only the genes necessary for life, and consisting of just 473 genes.
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Ethicists Approve “3 Parent” Embryos To Stop Diseases, But Congressional Ban Remains
An elite panel of scientists and bioethicists offered guarded approval Wednesday of a novel form of genetic engineering that could prevent congenital diseases but would result in babies with genetic m...
Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9
This animation depicts the CRISPR-Cas9 method for genome editing – a powerful new technology with many applications in biomedical research, including the pot...
Solar Farm Rejected Over Fears It Could Drain The Sun, Cause Cancer
The Paris climate change agreement is a triumph for the planet, but the widespread ignorance of this subject demonstrates a failure of science communication. And this ignorance is more than just a lau...
History of agriculture
Agriculture involving domestication of plants and animals was developed around 12,000 years ago, although earlier people began altering communities of flora and fauna for their own benefit through oth...
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Neolithic Revolution
The Neolithic Revolution or Neolithic Demographic Transition, sometimes called the Agricultural Revolution, was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a lifestyle of hunting and gatheri...
Neolithic Revolution - Wikipedia
British Agricultural Revolution
The British Agricultural Revolution was the unprecedented increase in agricultural production in England due to increases in labour and land productivity that took place between 1750 and 1880, alth...
British Agricultural Revolution - Wikipedia
Livestock
Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, fiber and labor. This article does not discuss poultry or farmed fish, although these, especia...
Livestock - Wikipedia
Food processing
Food processing is the transformation of raw ingredients, by physical or chemical means into food, or of food into other forms. Food processing combines raw food ingredients to produce marketable foo...
Food processing - Wikipedia
Plant breeding
Plant breeding is the art and science of changing the traits of plants in order to produce desired characteristics. Plant breeding can be accomplished through many different techniques ranging from s...
Plant breeding - Wikipedia
Genetic engineering
Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology. New DNA may be inserted in the host genome by first isolating and copyin...
Genetic engineering - Wikipedia
Environmental issues with agriculture
The environmental impact of agriculture varies based on the wide variety of agricultural practices employed around the world.
Climate change and agriculture are interrelated processes, both of w...
Agricultural subsidy
An agricultural subsidy is a governmental subsidy paid to farmers and agribusinesses to supplement their income, manage the supply of agricultural commodities, and influence the cost and supply of suc...
Agricultural subsidy - Wikipedia
Agricultural policy
Agricultural policy describes a set of laws relating to domestic agriculture and imports of foreign agricultural products. Governments usually implement agricultural policies with the goal of achievin...
Organic fertilizer
Organic fertilizers are fertilizers derived from animal matter, human excreta or vegetable matter. (e.g. compost, manure). In contrast, the majority of fertilizers are extracted from minerals (e.g., ...
Organic fertilizer - Wikipedia
Volunteer (botany)
In gardening and agronomic terminology, a volunteer is a plant that grows on its own, rather than being deliberately planted by a farmer or gardener. Volunteers often grow from seeds that float in on ...
Double digging
Double digging is a gardening technique used to increase soil drainage and aeration. It involves the loosening of two layers of soil, and the addition of organic matter. Double digging is typically do...
Season extension
In agriculture, season extension refers to anything that allows a crop to be cultivated beyond its normal outdoor growing season.For colder climates, the fully heated and artificially lit greenhouse i...