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VIDEO: Why most of us shouldn’t drink milk.

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Human geneticist Spencer Wells, director of the Genographic Project of the National Geographic Society, tracks down the biological and cultural history of our ability to digest lactose.

In coal country, farmers get creative to bridge the fresh produce gap.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

At least a quarter of people in West Virginia struggle to afford groceries. In one county, two farmers are finding new ways to help their neighbors sell the food they grow and eat more healthfully.

A song of ice.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Greenland is melting. The shrinking of the country’s ice sheet is triggering feedback loops that accelerate the global crisis. The floodgates may already be open.

Time to seek alternative farming practices.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

We cannot develop the agricultural sector further without first addressing the changing climate and its effect on our island, and seeking alternative production practices that will keep us abreast of any environmental changes.

The secret life of krill.

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Scientists are trying to learn what melting sea ice means for the pinkish, feathery-limbed crustacean that sustains penguins, sea birds and whales.

When breast cancer hits young: Growing numbers of women in their 20s, 30s confront the disease.

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

They’re typically hit with a far more aggressive disease, one that’s more likely to metastasize and strikes at a more vulnerable stage in life.

Aflatoxins affect African food exports, experts say.

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Aflatoxins, poisonous and cancer-causing chemicals produced by certain molds which grow in grains, are a barrier to food exports from Africa and threat to human health, according to a senior East African Community official.

Costa Rica promotes pesticide-free rice farming.

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

A joint program of the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry and the Economy and Industry Ministry seeks to promote the production and marketing of pesticide-free rice in the country.

UN: Global agriculture needs a ‘profound transformation’ to fight climate change and protect food security.

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Millions could be put at risk of hunger and poverty in the next few decades.

Thinking of giving up red meat?

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Half measures may end up increasing animal suffering.

Climate change will change how we grow food.

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

The world's leading agriculture organization sounds an urgent alarm as temperatures climb and water use is expected to rise.

Antarctica: science at the end of the Earth.

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

With global models drawing an ever-clearer picture of unchecked warming, there has never been a more urgent time to answer the big questions about climate change's vast, frozen elephant in the room: Antarctica.

Hawaii fishermen, scientists cooperate on sustainability research.

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

A new study will combine data from NOAA scientists and commercial fishermen to achieve an accurate fish count.

Five in six infants undernourished, risk irreversible mental and physical damage.

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Five in six children under two years old in developing countries are not getting enough of the right kinds of food, putting them at risk of irreversible mental and physical damage, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Friday.

Saudi Arabia, where even milk depends on oil, struggles to remake its economy.

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Low crude prices and the war in Yemen have sent a shock through the kingdom’s budget and forced it to revise its social contract even as it seeks to diversify its businesses.

Benefits of eating mercury-tainted fish may outweigh risks.

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

The nutritional benefits may outweigh the risks, according to a new study of trout and whitefish consumption by members of Native American tribes with high rates of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.

Big Pharma’s manufactured epidemic: The misdiagnosis of ADHD.

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Alan Schwarz’s new book, ADHD Nation, is a damning indictment of the pharmaceutical industry, and an alarming portrait of what is being done to children in the name of mental health.

Scottish scientists discover dementia risk in air pollution.

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

Environmental factors such as air pollution and lack of vitamin D may contribute to the risk of developing dementia, Scottish experts have claimed.

Diabetes, diet and shame.

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

My disease carries an extra burden — the perception that I’ve brought it on myself.

Why is Tyson Foods buying a stake in a vegan start up?

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000

As a part of a developing plant-based food industry, meat-processing behemoth Tyson Foods acquired a 5 percent stake in a company specializing in vegan meat substitutes.