Last Build Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Human 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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000At 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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Greenland 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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000We 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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Scientists are trying to learn what melting sea ice means for the pinkish, feathery-limbed crustacean that sustains penguins, sea birds and whales.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000They’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.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Aflatoxins, 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.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000A 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.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Millions could be put at risk of hunger and poverty in the next few decades.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Half measures may end up increasing animal suffering.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000The world's leading agriculture organization sounds an urgent alarm as temperatures climb and water use is expected to rise.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000With 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.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000A new study will combine data from NOAA scientists and commercial fishermen to achieve an accurate fish count.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Five 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.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Low 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.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000The 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.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Alan 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.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000Environmental factors such as air pollution and lack of vitamin D may contribute to the risk of developing dementia, Scottish experts have claimed.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000My disease carries an extra burden — the perception that I’ve brought it on myself.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000As 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.