Agriculture

Gene editing, joke theft and manifesting
Wheat farming
Podcast

Gene editing, joke theft and manifesting

Are we on the verge of a new agricultural revolution? Why are comedians going to court? And what on earth is manifesting?
1 Oct 2021
How gene editing works
A field being harvested
Fact file

How gene editing works

Regulations covering gene manipulation in agriculture are expected to be relaxed
29 Sep 2021
Germany’s left turn, glass shortages and a gaming ban
Test tubes in a lab
Podcast

Germany’s left turn, glass shortages and a gaming ban

Are German voters turning away from Angela Merkel and the centre-right? What’s really causing an NHS test tube shortage? And why is China banning game…
3 Sep 2021
Plague jabs, Havana syndrome and meat-free Mondays
A plague doctor
Podcast

Plague jabs, Havana syndrome and meat-free Mondays

Will a new vaccine finally banish the Black Death? Why are US diplomats falling ill all over the world? And is flexitarianism a step to permanent chan…
27 Aug 2021
Food inflation: a headache for CEOs and consumers alike
Commodity prices are squeezing profit margins
Why we’re talking about . . .

Food inflation: a headache for CEOs and consumers alike

Soaring inflation is hitting big companies such as Unilever 
30 Jul 2021
Snake robots, farm protests and pet food
A dog
Podcast

Snake robots, farm protests and pet food

What can we learn from the skin of sidewinders? Why are farmers descending on Delhi? And would your cat eat lab-grown mouse protein?
5 Feb 2021
Future of farming: a Brexit battle for the British landscape
Farming UK
In Depth

Future of farming: a Brexit battle for the British landscape

Environment secretary seeking ‘new blood’ to make UK agriculture greener and more productive as subsidies phased out
30 Nov 2020

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