Agricultural science

Yingying Zhang's father Ronggao Zhang, left, and her friend Xiaolin Hou carry the banner as community members join together to walk for Yingying, a Chinese scholar who went missing three weeks ago, Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Urbana, Ill. Illinois students and others from the wider community are gathering at the Urbana-Champaign campus to show support for the Chinese scholar who disappeared three weeks ago. (Holly Hart/The News-Gazette via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 10:37 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kidnapping charges were filed Friday against a central Illinois man in connection with the disappearance of a visiting Chinese scholar last seen three weeks ago and who is believed by authorities to be dead. Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2005 file photo, a shopper at the Greenmarket at Union Square walks through the market carrying a bag of groceries from the newly opened Whole Foods grocery store on the other side of the square in New York. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 16, 2017 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Online retail giant Amazon is making a bold expansion into physical stores with a $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods, setting the stage for radical retail experiments that could revolutionize how people buy groceries and everything else. Amazon will be able to use automation and...
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September 10, 2015 - 6:11 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Paul Dawson, Clemson University (THE CONVERSATION) When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends...
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July 06, 2015 - 4:39 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Utibe Effiong, University of Michigan and Ramadhani Noor, Harvard University (THE CONVERSATION) According to the World Food Program, some 795 million people – one in nine people on...
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