| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Thousands of city dwellers and suburbanites in South Florida are having a wild time. In fact, they're certifiable. And they're proud of it.
What could be cooler, they say, than having your backyard designated as a certified wildlife habitat, an official...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If you try to cook fresh seasonal produce as much as possible, you might be puzzled to see artichokes in your market at this time of year. Aren't they a spring vegetable?
Well, yes, to give you the shortest answer. Springtime is when the biggest crops...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:44 PM
The saga of Tinker Field is going into extra innings.
More than seven months after the announcement of a plan to demolish Orlando's aged ballpark, city commissioners spent hours Monday debating whether to declare it an official historic landmark and, if...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together on business opportunities, climate change and higher education....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers.
But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:43 PM
In a major turnaround that argues for strong fisheries management, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s trusted Seafood Watch program has upgraded the status of 21 commercially important fish, including most species of Pacific rockfish in a report released...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:59 PM
TALLAHASSEE — For Florida environmentalists, the fate of the Wekiva-Ocala Greenway is emblematic of why they are taking the fight over preserving green spaces to the voters this fall.
Amendment 1 on the November ballot sounds like a godsend for...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:07 PM
On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership.
The announcement took place in Zinman...