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The 2:06 a.m. quake had a magnitude of 6.3 according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Genetically modified plants should be licensed in the same way as medicinal drugs under a sweeping reform to the regulatory system that hands powers currently held by the European Union back to individual countries, a new report has said.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is designating six New Mexico counties and one in Texas as natural disaster areas due to drought.
Federal officials are putting up a $1,000 reward after someone spray-painted phrases including "I love Rachael" at an archaeological site east of Fallon.
A group of Midwest vegetable farmers has failed to convince Monsanto to reformulate an herbicide that could become widely used.
Nanuqsaurus hoglundi is a tiny cousin of the Tyrannosaurus rex that lived in northern Alaska, close to the Yukon border on the Beaufort Sea.
Plastics recycler Allied Reprocessing said it is expanding its operations in Ripley, creating 31 new jobs and investing $1.1 million in Lauderdale County in the process.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake struck at 7:11 p.m. about 34 miles south of the community of Lone Pine, near the south end of Sequoia National Forest.
Farm commodity rail shipments are running nearly three weeks behind in North Dakota, but BNSF Railway Co.
The argument that a vegetarian diet is more planet-friendly than a carnivorous one is straightforward: If we feed plants to animals, and then eat the animals, we use more resources and produce more greenhouse gases than if we simply eat the plants.
Tucker is a religious historian and, with cosmologist Brian Thomas Swimme, co-wrote "Journey of the Universe - An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth and Human Transformation."
A " One of the main leaders of the civilian "self-defense" groups that rose up to challenge a drug cartel in Mexico's Michoacan state was detained late Tuesday as a suspect in the weekend killings of two vigilantes, authorities announced.
The strategy of several Lower Mainland cities to steer new medical marijuana growers to industrial areas may backfire, one mayor fears, opening up a property tax dodge for pot producers to exploit.
Nothing dies of old age in the ocean. Everything gets eaten and all that remains of anything is waste.
Mocha Joe's roasting company founder Pierre Capy was not impressed the first time he tried a cup of coffee made with beans grown in Cameroon.
The North Dakota oil boom is creating major headaches for the region's farmers, as both the oil and grain industries put huge strains on rail service on the Great Plains.