It’s tough to think of something more mundane than getting your electric bill in the mail. But that’s what launched two Chicago scientists down a path that just might lead to a farming revolution.
About five years ago, chemistry professor Elena Timofeeva and physics researcher John Katsoudas, who both work at the Illinois Institute of Technology, began to dabble in aquaponics, a soil-free method of farming that grows plants and aquatic life through connected systems.
Amid the rugged and icy mountains of Norway, one couple's mission to create an Arctic farm for the future is growing.
There's plenty at stake in the Food and Farm Bill—that tome of legislation covering everything from farmers markets to food stamps to farmland conservation. As of two days ago, our 2008 Farm Bill has officially expired, with no viab...
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Simulated "Martian gardens" are helping NASA scientists learn which plants astronauts will be able to grow in future missions to the Red Planet.