India’s Farmers Injecting Veggies With "Love Hormone"

August 23, 2010 by  
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Images: Times of India (AFP) and Channel News Asia It’s a vegetal plot fit for a bad zombie flick: desperate to make their produce look fresher, bigger and mature faster, some Indian farmers are injecting their veggies with hormones on the sly. The most commonly-used substance: oxytocin, a reproductive hormone found in mammals. Oxytocin is naturally-occurring and acts primarily as a n..

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China’s 45 Billion Disposable Chopsticks Require 100 Acres of Forests Every 24 Hours

August 23, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC That’s a Lot of Chopsticks Apparently China’s Ministry of Commerce has had it with disposable chopsticks.

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See-Through Car is Super Efficient (307 mpg!)

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Photos from Bridgestone Americas Inc . This car turns heads. It’s clear

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Is the Electrification of Transportation a Good Thing? (Part 2)

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Electric Cars are Coming – Is it a Good Thing? In part 1 , we looked at why it’s important to get our cars off oil and what the first part of that transition might look like

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Does Obama Really Support Sustainable Agriculture?

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Image credit: The WHO Farm When Michelle Obama first announced her White House garden , locavores everywhere rejoiced. Here was a highly symbolic, yet practical, indication of where the administration stood on sustainable agriculture. Yet while the First Lady has since enlarged the White House garden , and even

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