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pesticides

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'Cannabis Chemistry' explains the why behind the high

A new video from the American Chemical Society examines the science behind getting high and how some labs are working to prevent "killer" buzzes.

By April 22, 2014

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Fruit flies fitted with tiny backpacks to save farms

The CSIRO is putting RFID sensors on Queensland fruit flies to study their behaviour in the hopes of saving Queensland's crops.

By April 3, 2014

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CSIRO puts backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.

By January 14, 2014

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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 January 14, 2014

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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 October 15, 2013

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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 March 1, 2012

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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 January 12, 2012

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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 October 26, 2011

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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 July 13, 2011

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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