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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A national veterans cemetery two decades in the making was dedicated Friday near Colorado Springs. The ½-square mile (1.5-square kilometer) Pikes Peak National Veterans Cemetery is expected to accept its first burials
Topix.net
5/25/2018

U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah. In a report released Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that synthetic produ

The Trump administration has reached a deal that will put Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE back in business by rolling back severe sanctions put in place last month by the Commerce Department, according to a source familiar with the matter. The
Topix.net
5/25/2018

Southern California authorities have taken a step toward squashing agricultural thefts in the Coachella Valley farming communities of Thermal, Mecca and Oasis.
Topix.net
5/25/2018

Max Armstrong shares an interesting story about research that uses tobacco plants to produce a product called squalene. The genetically enhanced crop produces a product widely used in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, but it comes from sharks.

Using Gene Therapy to Defeat Cancer, Hereditary Disease
Gene therapy could potentially allow doctors to cure some of the deadliest types of cancer and rare hereditary diseases with one injection. The FDA recently approved the use of three anti-cancer drugs, all based on genetically modified human cells.
PR Newswire
5/25/2018

BEIJING, May 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "Only food and air are worth my efforts to improve with block chains, otherwise I will focus on the block chain itself."——Kallon, the founder of the Ifoods chain. Kallon, Chinese block chain + agricultural labor
Topix.net
5/25/2018

Farmers and growers in South Georgia are very concerned by the heavy rain forecast for the holiday weekend. South Georgia peanut growers are now facing tough decisions that could cost big money for the region's economy.
WFIU
5/25/2018

Poke Salet was one of the last wild foods to be commercially canned. If you use caution, you can harvest and prepare your own mess o’ greens in your kitchen.
WFIU
5/25/2018

Poke leaves are mild and tender, like spinach. The stalks closely resemble asparagus. Once you have properly processed the poke, you could use it in any recipe calling for cooked spinach or asparagus.