Poisoned Toomer's Corner oaks cut down after final celebration
April 24, 2013, 2:18 p.m. by John Platt
Auburn University fans celebrated under the trees one last time this weekend.
Giant, slimy, hungry African land snails are invading Florida
April 15, 2013, 11:34 a.m. by John Platt
The rat-sized snails eat everything in their path and even carry diseases that can infect humans.
Furniture made from cow poop and dirt shows at Milan Design Week
April 15, 2013, 8:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
From Tel Aviv-based sustainable designer Adital Ela comes Terra, a line of compostable stools and lampshades made from agricultural waste, compressed soil and manure.
New laws would punish those who shoot undercover video of livestock abuse
April 9, 2013, 1:17 p.m. by John Platt
Videos from PETA and other organizations have helped to uncover animals living in unsafe and inhumane conditions. But a new law may prohibit the practice.
Some Colorado towns could rake in millions from legal marijuana sales
April 8, 2013, 10:16 p.m. by Shea Gunther
If Aurora, Colo., treated marijuana shops like it does liquor stores, the city could bring in almost $3 million in annual tax revenue.
Iowa farmers unhappy with Matthew Perry's 'Field of Dreams' investment
April 1, 2013, 10:38 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actor becomes the latest big name to back the proposed $40M youth sports complex on the site of the farm made famous in the film 'Field of Dreams.'
World's largest indoor vertical farm opens in Chicago
March 26, 2013, 7:21 a.m. by Shea Gunther
FarmedHere, a new 90,000-square-foot indoor farm, just opened in the suburbs of Chicago and is now the largest facility of its kind in the world.
From fat to fuel: Genetically modified bacteria could convert waste into energy
March 25, 2013, 5:17 p.m. by John Platt
Modified E. coli would convert plant waste into fatty acids, and then into fuel.
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