New Terry Pratchett Novel is a Series of Tubers

Sir Terry Pratchett first came up with the idea of the Long Earth multiverse back in 1986. He set it aside to focus on Discworld. The 75 million copies sold of those wildly popular fantasy novels would indicate that this was a pretty good idea. Even the Queen of England agrees. » 6/12/12 3:00pm 6/12/12 3:00pm

Genetically-modified "super potato" could save lives

Tired of potatoes that only leave you 62.5% full? Now a new genetically-modified potato has 1.6 times the protein of normal potatoes and way more amino acids. The next generation of transgenic tubers has arrived. » 9/20/10 1:15pm 9/20/10 1:15pm