Food Issues

Antikythera mechanism: Ancient celestial calculator

Live Science 8/12 11:00P
The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient shoebox-sized device that is sometimes called the world s oldest computer for its ability to perform astronomical calculations.  Discovered by sponge divers off...

Managed Grazing Champions Celebrate Funding Announcement for GLCI

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition 8/11 10:23A Laura Zaks
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post written by Margaret Krome, Policy Program Director at the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, an NSAC member based in East Troy, WI. Champions of managed...

Release: NSAC Celebrates GLCI Funding Announcement

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition 8/10 6:58A Laura Zaks
For Immediate Release Contact: Laura Zaks National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) / Tel: 347.563.6408 Release: NSAC Celebrates GLCI Funding Announcement Funding Prioritizes Conservation Practices and...

Low fat diet: what are the pros and cons?

Live Science 8/10 4:47A
By definition, a low fat diet is one that contains less than 30% of total calories from fat, while some ultra-low fat diets contain less than 15%. At a glance, cutting down on your dietary fat can...

Copperhead snakes: Facts, bites & babies

Live Science 7/31 12:00A
Copperhead snakes are some of the more commonly seen North American snakes. They re also the most likely to bite, although their venom is relatively mild, and their bites are rarely fatal for humans....
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