Is Vertical Farming the Future of Agriculture?

Is Vertical Farming the Future of Agriculture?

By Anna Domanska - Mar 14, 2020

Stuart Oda, an investment banker turned urban farmer believes that vertical indoor farming is the solution to the food crisis that the world is sure to face in the coming decades.

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Will precision agriculture safeguard farmers of developing countries?

Will precision agriculture safeguard farmers of developing countries?

By Christy Gren - Nov 02, 2015

Precision agriculture has become a talking point among the farmers around the globe. It helps farmers to maximize their harvests while using the fewest amount of resources includin

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Bayer snaps up biotech firm Vividion Therapeutics for $2 billion

Bayer snaps up biotech firm Vividion Therapeutics for $2 billion

By Christy Gren - Aug 05, 2021

Bayer AG is in talks to buy Vividion Therapeutics in a roughly $2 billion deal, enforcing new IPO plans for Vividion.

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Flagship Pioneering, investor in Moderna raises $3.4 billion funds

Flagship Pioneering, investor in Moderna raises $3.4 billion funds

By Anna Domanska - Jun 15, 2021

Flagship Pioneering, the bioplatform company, and the venture capital investor in Moderna, today announced that it had raised additional funding of $2.23 billion, which brings its

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G7 countries agree on broad principles of minimum corporate tax deal

G7 countries agree on broad principles of minimum corporate tax deal

By Anna Domanska - Jun 11, 2021

The world’s richest nations (G7) reached a landmark accord setting a global minimum corporate tax rate for multinationals. Would it be effective in tackling tax evasion and avoid

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Impossible Foods mulling IPO at $10 billion valuation

Impossible Foods mulling IPO at $10 billion valuation

By Anna Domanska - Apr 12, 2021

Impossible Foods, the makers of the widely popular plant-based burgers, plans to go public with a likely valuation of $10 billion. The vegan burger company was valued at $4 billion

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Is Biomimicry a solution to world's environment problems?

Is Biomimicry a solution to world's environment problems?

By Anna Domanska - Feb 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown what havoc unchecked and indiscriminate environmental degradation can result in. Added to that is the rising temperatures due to the damaging amount

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Store Closures Cost European Retail Giant Primark $1.43 Billion in Sales

Store Closures Cost European Retail Giant Primark $1.43 Billion in Sales

By Anna Domanska - Jan 16, 2021

The European retail giant Primark said the COVID-19 had caused a loss of over $1.43 billion (£1.05 billion) in sales from store closures. The fast-fashion retailer is planning to

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Creepy, Crawly, Yummy: EU food safety agency approves yellow mealworms for human consumption

Creepy, Crawly, Yummy: EU food safety agency approves yellow mealworms for human consumption

By Anna Domanska - Jan 13, 2021

The idea of insect-eating isn’t rooted in our Western cultural norms, but insects are common to traditional dietary cultures, and even considered a delicacy in countries ranging

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