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How Meditation Protects the Aging Brain from Decline


A string of recent research suggests regular meditation practice may boost mental flexibility and focus, offering powerful protection against cognitive decline. Read More 

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Rooftop gardens, greenhouses and ‘vertical farms’

extralarge.jpgUrban Farming Gets New York City Council Attention

New York City has 14,000 acres of unused rooftop space that could feed millions of people if converted to gardens, said Mr. Adams. But rooftop gardens are allowed only in nonresidential areas, and there are restrictions on where produce can be sold, he said.