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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By Jan. 14, 2014


Know what to buy organic with the Dirty Dozen app

This handy and free iOS app lists the 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues.

By Jan. 12, 2012

Editors' Take

Click & Grow Smart Flowerpot

Smart Flowerpot reveals your green thumbs

By Oct. 15, 2013

MSRP: $79.00


Don't blink! It's a disappearing fruit label

Scott Amron, award-winning electrical engineer and concept artist, has come up with Vanishing Fruitwash Labels, which dissolve into an organic produce wash.

By Oct. 26, 2011


Bite this! Handheld device sniffs out bedbugs

Bed Bug Detective works like a dog's nose to find the hidden creepy pests and their eggs so you can toss your sheets in the drier--or run screaming out of the house.

By May. 24, 2011


Inside Fujitsu's cloud-powered farm of the future

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

By Oct. 15, 2013


AntiSec dumps Monsanto data on the Web

Hackers affiliated with Anonymous go after the biotech giant, stating, "Your continued attack on the worlds food supply...has earned you our full attention."

By Mar. 1, 2012


Monsanto confirms Anonymous hacking attack

Agricultural biotech giant says its Web sites were hit last month and some employee data was compromised after Anonymous data dump.

By Jul. 13, 2011


The cheese that kills, and other nutraceuticals

A couple of start-ups say medicinal foods can help world health and be a lifestyle accessory.

By Dec. 10, 2007


Clean your fruits and vegetables naturally

This activated oxygen cleaning machine promises to sanitize the foods you eat.

By Jul. 23, 2009