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Researchers Turn Fish Scales Into a Renewable Power Source

We eat fish and throw away the scales. But now researchers have figured out a reason those fish scales might be worth saving. Read More >>

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Researchers Figure Out a Way to Keep Apples Fresh for Weeks

Our current solution to apples that start to soften (just bake them into a pie) has been working well for hundreds of years. But a new method could give us apples that stay crisp for several weeks. Read More >>

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Why World Hunger Is Going to Fall to Its Lowest Levels Ever This Decade

By 2026, there’s going to be a lot less hunger worldwide—and that’s something to celebrate. The reason is not that we’re growing more food, however. Food is just getting cheaper. Read More >>

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Hasbro Made a Wonky Version of Mr. Potato Head to Help Reduce Food Waste

Picky shoppers only choosing the most perfectly-shaped and blemish-free produce at supermarkets has led to a tremendous amount of food waste. To illustrate how not-so-perfect fruits and vegetables are still perfectly edible, Hasbro has created a misshaped version of Mr. Potato Head to serve as a spokesperson. Read More >>

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Here’s How Many Resources We Burn on Food No One Eats

Whether you’re counting by calories, kilograms, or monetary pounds, the world is wasting a huge amount of food. But there’s also another way to measure it: The quantity of resources we burn up for nothing at all. Read More >>