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Scum Could be the Next Big Biofuel

Scum Could be the Next Big Biofuel

Maybe scum isn’t such a bad thing.

 

Over the last few weeks, studies and stories from around the world have indicated that both microscopic and macro-algae may actually be great sources of biofuel.

Climate Change May Harm Your Diet, Study Says

Climate Change May Harm Your Diet, Study Says

Climate change will affect just about everything, including your stomach.

 

New research from UC Davis shows how increased levels of carbon dioxide are harming the quality of crops, putting us at risk of eating less-nutritious food.

Controversial GMO Rat Study Retracted After Severe Criticism

Controversial GMO Rat Study Retracted After Severe Criticism

Pictures of three tumor-ridden rats line the headlines about the controversial study by Frenchman Gilles-Eric Seralini at the University of Caen in France. Originally published in September 2012 in the reputed scientific Journal Food & Chemical Toxicology, the study suggests those who consume NK603 maize, or genetically modified corn resistant to the herbicide Roundup—linked to a Monsanto strain—are at a much higher risk of developing cancer.