Eighteenth-century Quakers attempted to align their religious beliefs with what they purchased. These Quakers led some of the early campaigns against sugar being produced by enslaved people.
It looks like a broken barbeque brickette, but the newfound meteorite is a capsule of the Solar System’s history that could reveal the secrets of the origin of life.
What criteria should be used to determine whether a food is natural? What if gene-editing techniques produce changes indistinguishable from those that evolve naturally? Is the food still natural?
What does it mean to call a nonfood product like lipstick organic? Federal regulators allow such claims, but have set few standards defining them.
The chocolate industry is undergoing significant change at the moment, both for better and worse. Here are three trends on the positive side of things.
New research suggests people who eat organic plant foods have a reduction in risk of common cancers.
Bill Mollison co-created permaculture - an ambitious alternative to industrial agriculture.
Two independent teams have found compounds including nitrogen and carbon dioxide on Comet 67P, which can form sugars and amino acids.
New organic, non-toxic, water-based batteries that last five times longer than their lithium counterparts have been developed…