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Mar 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
A Finnish/German scientific team has analyzed some of the oldest preserved beer samples from an 1840s shipwreck to try to provide insight into how they were made.
Jan 8, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
USDA diet recommendations aim to help Americans make healthy eating choices, but the guidelines may soon take into consideration the impact on the environment.
Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The telltale aroma of beer first evolved, not to tempt thirsty people, but to attract fruit flies. Continue reading →
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 21, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The chocolate spread is taking a beating due to bad news about this year's hazelnut shortage.
Jun 23, 2014 01:38 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A threat to the future of our food supply garners some action from the U.S. federal government.
Jun 4, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flies drop dead after consuming a popular sugar substitute, suggesting that the common sweetener is a potent insecticide. Continue reading →
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.
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