Science/Research/Agriculture

Crop diversity is needed today for tomorrow’s food security and nutrition
Crop diversity is needed today for tomorrow’s food security and nutrition

Science can help mitigate, stem, and reverse loss of genetic diversity, for better productivity, resilience, and adaptive capacity in agriculture, a new study shows Peer-Reviewed Publication THE ALLIANCE OF BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL AND THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR TROPICAL AGRICULTURE

An atomic clock measured how general relativity warps time across a millimeter
An atomic clock measured how general relativity warps time across a millimeter

First Atomic Clock 1948 in picture. The record-breaking result reveals the incredible precision achievable by atomic clocks. Clocks at different heights tick at different rates. An atomic clock has now revealed this key feature of the general theory of relativity on a scale of a millimeter.

Organic growth of women working in agriculture sector seeds positive change
Organic growth of women working in agriculture sector seeds positive change

The members of the Eldridge Fresh Organics team join thousands of other women working at the front line of agriculture, food security and nutrition, land, and managing natural resource management across Australia. Globally, as many as one in three employed women work in agriculture.

Harnessing the Power of Youth for Agri-Food Systems Transformations
Harnessing the Power of Youth for Agri-Food Systems Transformations

The U.N. Food Systems Summits on September 23 collected ideas and solutions to fix our food systems, engaging more than 66,000 youth through dialogues over the course of 18 months. Their message was clear–they want to be in the driver’s seat.