The Cost Of Precaution

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The graph above shows the relative production of these major US row crops comparing the years 1993-1995 (just prior to the introduction of biotechnology enhanced crops) and 2008-10 (the most recent available data which covers a a span which comes … Continued

Why popcorn pops

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Popped corn Photo: D3 San Francisco, flickr (click to see photo in original context Popping corn, or anything else, all comes down to pressure. Pop-corn has a particularly impermeable pericarp (the corn kernel’s shell), so as it is heated, the … Continued