A reader is eager to get a jump-start on his pasta by opening the hot-water tap -- but Umbra gives him a few heavy reasons to hold off.
In this competition based on biomimicry, new ideas for improving the food system draw inspiration from earthworms, ants, and mangrove trees.
Meet the world’s first methane-fueled tractor.
The latest data shows we've made impressive strides on human life expectancy around the world.
How big is the overlap between McD's customers and people who want organic beef? I guess we'll soon find out.
The Guarani people -- the largest indigenous group in Brazil -- are all too familiar with the destructive side of sugarcane ethanol.
Some environmental activists say yes. Cargill says actions speak louder than words.
An Oregon heatwave gave us ripe pumpkins in mid-August.
A group in upstate New York is bringing back the communal freezer.