Agriculture

artificial photosynthesis darkness
Artificial photosynthesis lets us grow plants in total darkness 
boosting crop yield
How artificial intelligence is boosting crop yield to feed the world 
underwater garden
Dive into the world’s first underwater garden 
gene-edited wheat
Gene-edited wheat less likely to produce “probable carcinogen” acrylamide
After millennia of agricultural expansion, the world has passed “peak agricultural land”
This starchy wondercrop could help alleviate food insecurity
Where does the plastic in our oceans come from?
animal cloning
Chinese robot clones pigs with no human help
harvesting robots
New harvesting robots are gentle enough to pick this fruit 
ammonia-powered tractor
MIT grads demonstrate first ammonia-powered tractor