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“Food and Drink”

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.
Jan 21, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
People who drink coffee regularly may be protected against malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin-cancer death in the U.S.
Jan 19, 2015 07:55 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Kids in the United States eat so much pizza that some researchers now argue the food should join the ranks of sugary drinks and fast foods.
Dec 31, 2014 10:03 AM ET
It's that time again, when we chase out the old year by popping champagne and welcoming the new. But how did we decide that "bubbly" things were fun to drink? Trace tracks down the answer.
Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
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 →
Aug 20, 2014 05:05 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Ancient Paleolithic people in Spain ate snails as part of their regular diet, new research suggests.
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