6. Cyborg Plants are Here

Researchers are embedding sensors inside plants that fire gobs of data straight back to the lab. (Motherboard)

7. The Skinny and Fat on Cheese

Everything you needed (and didn’t need) to know about cheese. (Wired)

8. High Cost of Cheap Milk

The EU’s milk quota system is slated for abolishment in 2015, and small and mid-size dairy farms are going to die with it. Options for producers? Find a niche market, get bigger, or get out. (Spiegel)

9. Age of Alchemy

Algae into crude oil in less than an hour. (Smithsonian)

10. Cattle Rustling Constant

The livestock industry’s Old West problem never really grows old. Sure, tracking tech is more advanced, but the rustling has always been a constant. (Current-Argus)

 

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