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Monsanto Acquires ‘Gene Silencing’ Pharmaceutical Technology

The Monsanto company has forged a new partnership with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company whose primary focus seems to be on figuring out how to best crack the genetic code s…

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Agroecology Vs. Industrial Farming (Infographic)

We all know that sustainable farming tends to be better for the environment than industrial agriculture, but just how pronounced is the difference between the two farming methods? Can they make a radi…

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Is Organic Food Healthier?

By now, I'm sure you've seen the headlines about the recent Stanford University study on organic food. Even the New York Times and NPR declared "Expensive Organic Food No Healthier, Study Finds!" But …

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Organic Farming vs. Industrial Agriculture: Which Method Wins?

Since 1981, the Rodale Institute has been doing side-by-side trials of organically-grown and conventionally-grown corn and soybeans to see how organic farming really stacks up against industrial agric…

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Pesticides and Honeybee Deaths

Honeybees are key pollinators that are absolutely crucial to our food system. And, tragically, they’re not having an easy time these days. One factor responsible for a massive amount of honeybee deat…

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Fruits and Vegetables Are Getting Less Nutritious

Recent research on fruits, vegetables and staple crops such as wheat and corn shows that, over time, our food has gotten less and less nutritious. The vitamin and mineral content in our foods has been…

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