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.
Is there room in the market for small organic dairy farmers?
March 22, 2013, 4:26 p.m. by Shea Gunther
'Betting The Farm' tells the story of a group of intrepid organic farmers struggling to keep their small Maine dairy farms alive. Learn about how MOO Milk is fighting for a place in your refrigerator.
Why you should be more worried about pollination than a bee sting
March 20, 2013, 7:21 p.m. by Tom Oder
Bees don't want to sting you. They have far more important things to do, like keep our agriculture system afloat.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
17 things Albert Einstein really did say
We're close to solving the mystery of those flashing lights on the moon
9 eerily beautiful songs of night birds
Coyote finds old dog toy, acts like a puppy