Plant breeders and chefs work together to cook up yummier food

Efforts to grow better tasting fruits and vegetables lead to purple tomatoes and spiceless habaneros.

Should you be eating fruit foraged from urban landscapes?

A new study has some surprising answers.


Why an Australian company is flying cows to China

Thanks to Chinese beef demand, Australian exporters are hoping to make a profit by flying live cattle to China on 747s.

Climate & Energy

Climate change might force this Native American tribe off of the land it’s been on for generations

The Quinault tribe in Washington state is experiencing rising seas and disappearing salmon.

Farm bill favors corporations and ignores people of color

A new study looks at where the government puts resources and -- surprise! -- it's not equitable.


What’s worse: Life as a Costco chicken or trying to rent in New York City?

Humane Society's new video shows people what it would be like to live in a chicken cage.


What would happen to your diet if bees completely disappeared?

At least junk food will be safe.


How California could get smarter about droughts and flooding

Instead of flooding where it's not useful, California's winter deluges could be banked in the ground, helping farmers and revitalizing streams.


Ready to make home-brewed beer your next big project? Here’s a helpful guide

Four weeks from now, you could be sipping your first homemade beer.