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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000New research suggests eating certain species that tend to have high levels of mercury may be linked to a greater risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gherig's disease.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000More than just improving food access, markets provide significant social capital within neighborhoods and impact residents when they close.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000I'm fasting intermittently as part of a research study, to see if changing my gut microbiome affects my multiple sclerosis. But maybe living on Peanut Chews isn't the best strategy.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000A ban on imported food at government functions and tourist establishments is an early step to prevent disease and promote healthy habits in an isolated province of Vanuatu.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000To make chemical processing more sustainable, chemists turn to animal, vegetable, and mineral sources for catalytic materials.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Mice, flies and yeast fed on food from old organisms had a shorter lifespan than animals fed on young organisms, perhaps because of faster accumulation of cellular damage.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Experts paint a dire portrait of climate change’s public health impacts, but leave a little room for hope.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Stefano Boeri, the architect famous for his plant-covered skyscrapers, has designs to create entire new green settlements in a nation plagued by dirty air.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000In Brazil’s least developed state, Amapá, locals fear that government plans to increase soya and oil production will destroy the area - and their livelihoods.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Experts paint a dire portrait of climate change’s public health impacts, but leave a little room for hope.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000The Yangtze plays a central role in Chinese agriculture, industry and travel. It is the country's primary waterway, and nearly one-third of the population lives in its basin.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000A gluten-free diet may have a downside: increased blood levels of arsenic and mercury, according to a preliminary report.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Easy to grow and packed with protein, these organisms may make our food system more efficient and less resource-intensive. After years of trying, food companies are poised to start an algae revolution.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Taxing junk food and subsidizing healthier options could save Australia billions of dollars by preventing people from getting sick. A study that looked at consumer habits finds that the two-pronged approach should be more effective than one based on ta...
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000More than 700 of the world's threatened and endangered animal species may be directly affected by climate change, a new study says.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Climate change is already harming around 700 species of mammals and birds. That means that warming is not just a theoretical future threat, and conservation work must focus on the “here and now”, says a new study.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000Two new books break down how sugar is killing us—and who is to blame.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000The impact of climate change on threatened and endangered wildlife has been dramatically underreported, with scientists calling on policymakers to act urgently to slow its effects before entire species are lost for good.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000“Climate change and the unjustified consumption of energy are two of the most serious issues we face today at the macro-level.”
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000A team of scientists have mapped the genome of quinoa, and they say they have found a gene whose manipulation may be able to expand production of the so-called superfood.