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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has sustained Monsanto Co.'s claim that an Indiana farmer violated the company's patents on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer. The justices, in a unanimous vote Monday, rejected the farmer's...
Altering the course of U.S social policy, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado set up a showdown with federal authorities by legalizing recreational use of marijuana....
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Thousands of farmers are filing insurance claims this year after drought and triple-digit temperatures burned up crops across the nation's Corn Belt, and some experts are predicting record insurance losses — exacerbated by...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have genetically engineered bird flu so it can spread easily between mammals — work necessary to prepare in case the dangerous virus ever mutates on its own and spreads from person-to-person. Now the U.S....
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia. It involves turning the patients' own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy cancer cells. It's only been done in three...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand. That's not going over well with everyone in Congress. Tensions between...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds. In May, tuber processing giant J.R. Simplot Co. asked the U.S. government to...
Farmers considering energy beet production in the future should assess what herbicides they use during this growing season due to potential residue impact. “Many growers across North Dakota are looking hard at a new industrial crop called energy beets,...
Harry Balzer has been studying what Americans eat for more than 30 years. And when it comes to what we put on our plate, much has stayed the same, says the chief industry analyst of Rosemont-based NPD Group. "I know what people will be eating in 10...
Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
Reuters* Life expectancy increases in most rich and poor countries * China, India see big gains; some African countries decline * No sign obesity limiting average life spans in rich world By Tom Miles GENEVA, May 15 (Reuters) - People are living longer...
In a May 7 Op-Ed article, Richard Greenwald and Michael Hirsch exhort consumers to support the workers who make our clothes rather than the global apparel industry that exploits them with low wages and unsafe working conditions. Yet exactly how we...
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