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“Food and Culture”

May 12, 2015 09:35 AM ET
Caffeine occurs naturally in coffee plants and is often the reason people reach for that early cup of joe but what about decaf?
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
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 →
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