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Why is it hard to change our eating habits, from encouraging vegetable consumption to decreasing food waste?
Food waste is a growing problem in the U.S., so what can we do to fix it?
How about some rooftop honey or dandelion flower jelly? A look at city harvests.
In his new book, Lester Brown says the world's food supply is tightening -- and the reasons are many.
Climate change may transform how and where farmers grow the food to feed rising numbers of mouths.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t