Give Now

A Moment of Science

Posts tagged agriculture

July 7, 2010

 

Scientific Secrets To Great Corn

Have you ever heard of QPM? It stands for "quality protein maize," a delicious and nutritious breed of corn that is anything but ordinary.

June 30, 2010

 

Banishing Wrinkles: From Your Tomatoes, That Is

Scientists have discovered a natural organic compound that will keep your tomatoes firmer and fresher for longer!

March 9, 2009

 

The Original Ant Farm

Ants have been practicing agriculture for millions of years. Actually they can can milk certain insects like a farmer milking a cow.

August 18, 2008

 

Dirt Polluting the Earth?

Did you know that soil deterioration is one of the main contributors to global warming?

July 6, 2008

 

The Grain Guard

There is one gene that protects grains against a deadly fungus that could destroy entire crops. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 5, 2008

 

Rooted Potatoes

It's not unusual for us to be struck by the amazing ways in which life on earth has adapted to its environment. Rooted potatoes are an example of this.

December 12, 2007

 

Disappearing Soil

Did you know that twenty-four billion tons of soil is lost to erosion every year? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 23, 2006

 

Garden Variety Genetics

Want to grow juicy hybrid vegetables? A Moment of Science tells you how!

August 13, 2006

 

Wasp Hounds

Do you shoo away wasps because you're afraid of a nasty sting? Well you can breathe a little easier now. Find out why!

July 30, 2006

 

Brainy Scarecrow

Think of your favorite science related movie. Is it "Frankenstein," "Terminator," or maybe even "Weird Science?" How about "The Wizard of Oz?"

« Previous PageNext Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from A Moment of Science:

Support for Indiana Public Media Comes From

About A Moment of Science

Search A Moment of Science