We received several queries and comments from our readers pertaining to our article on Svalbard seeds posted here. So this article is a follow-up to that as an attempt to solve some of those doubts.
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President Obama recently praised 3 Printing technologies which have been used to make everything from guitars, to guns to living tissue and heart valves. Naturally, it was only a matter of time before someone extended the technology to gourmet foods.
Genetically modified corn helps resist pesticides, spelling financial growth for farmers but, on the downside, it might be harming the unborn children in their mother’s womb. For more than 3 years and through 4 different attempts to curb these chemical giants responsible for such birth defects, nearly 10,000 people marched recently through Hawaii’s tourist district to protest against the perpetrators.
Our feline friends are great fun to have around; they lower stress and blood pressure and make for great companions. However, just like human feces are harmful to us, cat feces can also lead to many zoonotic diseases and allergies. Cat feces are particularly known to be responsible for many fatal diseases including Toxoplasmosis. In this article, we will cover the hidden and unknown dangers posed by cat feces and cat urine and also study ways to protect ourselves from them. It is particularly important to know how to maintain the cat litter box properly in order to avoid cat feces related infections.
As the weather turns chilly and the markets start getting flooded with pumpkins, it is time to make some warm delicious and scrumptious pumpkin pies. Pumpkin is a culinary delight which need not be restricted to desserts alone-it is wonderful in a variety of recipes including soups, stews, muffins, breads and pastas.
The Svalbard seed vault is like a Noah’s Ark- it is a way of ensuring that crops (and seeds that give rise to them) that sustain us will not be lost should doomsday strike. The seed vault has captured the imagination of the public in recent years. In this article, we will discuss some of the most important facts about the seed vault and why it came into existence in the first place:
It’s October again and Halloween is approaching. Being a mom sure has changed things. I admit, before I became pregnant, I didn’t have a clue in the world about GMOs. I sure didn’t think twice about Halloween candy.