india farmers

Suicides in India over GM crops: How false anti-GM story took root

That indebted Indian farmers have taken their own lives in horribly high numbers is true. But it’s a complex story ...
farming

Combating depression with green care therapies

One example of a promising but under-studied therapy is "green care" or "care farming," a type of intervention that uses ...
superweeds

GM crops + herbicides = Super-Superweeds?

Herbicide-resistant superweeds threaten to overgrow U.S. fields, so agriculture companies have genetically engineered a new generation of plants to withstand ...
dairy cows

The perfect milk machine: How big data transformed the dairy industry

Dairy scientists are the Gregor Mendels of the genomics age, developing new methods for understanding the link between genes and ...
old age

Your genes decide how old you get

If your grandparents were able to celebrate their 90th birthday there’s a good chance you might do the same. Our ...