Fast-tracking crop growth to feed the world

Fast-tracking crop growth to feed the world

Researchers have found a way to dramatically accelerate crop growth, which will help us rapidly breed superior plant varieties with which to feed the world. In a recent Nature Plants paper, the Australian and United Kingdom research team explain how their technique,...
Dietary recommendations for a warming planet

Dietary recommendations for a warming planet

Eating a balanced diet isn’t only a boon to our health; it’s also a surefire way to save the environment, according to recent research. By examining the national diet guidelines of several countries, a PNAS study has shown that if recommended dietary measures...
Turkey litter could partially replace coal as fuel

Turkey litter could partially replace coal as fuel

That leftover Thanksgiving turkey on your plate? The waste it produced over the course of its life could be repurposed as vast amounts of energy-dense fuel, according to a new study published in Applied Energy. In fact, poultry litter could be a sustainable...