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Science, Tech & Environment

Our stories cover science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the natural world and the environment

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Wheat prices soar

Michael Pollan about the worry over world wheat supplies; the price of wheat has soared to record highs recently and meanwhile the World Food Program of the United Nations is warning that expensive wheat could soon force the agency

Science, Tech & Environment

The new black

Faith talks to Washington Post reporter Rick Weiss about the recent discovery of a new paper-thin material that is the blackest substance ever created.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Guerrero. The Mexican government wants to build a hydro-electric dam near the popular tourist resort of Acapulco and local residents aren't happy about it. The World's Lorne Matalon reports.

Science, Tech & Environment

Healthy food

Some scientists say the best place to grow the next generation of pharmaceutical drugs is within food crops. Living on Earth's Helen Palmer talks with Steve Curwood on recent scientific advancements in all things food and pharma.

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