How do we solve a problem like food supply?

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As the global population rises, so does the demand on the food supply. What challenges lie ahead for agribusiness and the world? “The assumption that everyone will have something to eat is increasingly built into the rhythm of life,” writes The Economist. Food security ought to be at an all-time high. Advances in technology and changes […]

Space food viable and vegan, experiment shows

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Space food – vegetables grown on Mars – is in the realm of possibility, an experiment by Dutch scientists has proven. Radishes, peas, rye and tomatoes are capable of thriving in the Red Planet’s soil without soaking up heavy metals that would be harmful to humans. Other vegetables are likely to draw up quantities of copper, lead […]