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“Food”

Jun 23, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Forest conservation needs to focus on people rather than trees, argues a new UN report.
May 18, 2014 06:35 AM ET
A fungus called Panama Disease Tropical Race 4 is threatening to eliminate all the Cavendish bananas! Why is this a big deal, and are we able save this delicious fruit? Trace and Tara discuss.
Apr 18, 2014 02:13 PM ET // Tim Wall
Within a few more decades, dire food shortages may lead to global-scale conflict, warns a top plant scientist.
Mar 3, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the hot pepper, identifying regions responsible for increased resistance of pests, longer shelf life and spiciness.
Feb 10, 2014 04:51 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The world's deadliest mushroom can kill you after a few mouthfuls, but a drug derived from milk thistle may help. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2014 11:41 AM ET // Tim Wall
Just in time to host Super Bowl XLVIII, MetLife Stadium gets the nod for its green food-service practices. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2014 09:21 PM ET // Tim Wall
Biologists have concluded that climate change may be shrinking economically important fish species in the North Atlantic. Continue reading →
Jan 24, 2014 12:19 PM ET // Tim Wall
Lingonberries could be wonder fruits for the waist line, while açai berries led to fat gain in mice. Continue reading →
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