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What is Organic Farming?

A healthy alternative to traditional agriculture systems is organic farming. This article answers the question 'what is organic farming?'

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How sweet-taste perception changes with age

How sweet-taste perception changes with age

Blind spots of soil biodiversity

Blind spots of soil biodiversity

The sustainability of the Indian sugar industry

The sustainability of the Indian sugar industry

Commercial pesticides can help improve crop safety

Commercial pesticides can help improve crop safety

Diversity of soil microbial communities helps regulate climate change

Diversity of soil microbial communities helps regulate climate change

Study shows seafood labels can help people make informed choices

Study shows seafood labels can help people make informed choices

Fruit and vegetable byproducts have beneficial effects on gut microbiota

Fruit and vegetable byproducts have beneficial effects on gut microbiota

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills microbes

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills microbes

Study explores the genetic and molecular basis of PD-L2 regulation

Study explores the genetic and molecular basis of PD-L2 regulation

Environmental pollutants pose risks to finless porpoises

Environmental pollutants pose risks to finless porpoises

Researchers image the formation of four-stranded DNA in living human cells

Researchers image the formation of four-stranded DNA in living human cells

Study reveals anti-viral properties of curcumin

Study reveals anti-viral properties of curcumin

Genetic sequencing can reveal evolutionary differences in reef-building corals

Genetic sequencing can reveal evolutionary differences in reef-building corals

Durable coating for hard surfaces could help eliminate foodborne germs

Durable coating for hard surfaces could help eliminate foodborne germs

UMass Amherst receives $482,549 grant to fund experiential learning program for undergraduates

UMass Amherst receives $482,549 grant to fund experiential learning program for undergraduates

Study: Specific mechanism of Cyclocarya paliurus shows promise for treating type 2 diabetes

Study: Specific mechanism of Cyclocarya paliurus shows promise for treating type 2 diabetes

A mapping method to study different cell type changes in developing mouse brains

A mapping method to study different cell type changes in developing mouse brains

Moving towards climate resilient urban energy systems

Moving towards climate resilient urban energy systems

Developing new nanotechnology to detect food fraud

Developing new nanotechnology to detect food fraud

Are Clouds Causing Increased Warming in Recent Climate Models?

Are Clouds Causing Increased Warming in Recent Climate Models?