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“Food and Culture”

Nov 18, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Annalee Newitz, iO9
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
Aug 27, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rats who eat junk food not only get fat, but also lose their appetite for novel foods, new research shows. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Getting your kabob on wheels is just as safe -- or safer -- as buying it at the kabob shop, suggests a survey of safety inspections in major cities.
May 13, 2014 12:59 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
But still, drinkers in the Americas imbibe less than Canadians or Russians, says a WHO survey.
Mar 26, 2014 05:51 PM ET // Tim Wall
Beer-bathed pork formed less potentially cancerous chemicals when grilled, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Looking for a cleanse? Does nothing but ice cream for four days count? Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 02:26 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Some skinny people have a high percentage of the most dangerous type of body fat, leading to serious health risks. Continue reading →
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