By studying the DNA of people who lived in East Asia thousands of years ago, scientists are starting to untangle how the region was populated.
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: ancient-dna hunter-gatherers china agriculture archaeology genes genomics southeast-asia rice adna siberia paleoanthropology human-migration east-asia hunter-gatherer start-of-agriculture paleogenomics
A new study shows high-fibre brown rice also contains more arsenic than white rice – so which is better for you?
June 17, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: fish pesticides nutrition mercury rice vegetables food-science methylmercury arsenic organic-food
Golden Rice – a controversial genetically modified product designed to combat malnutrition – has been approved as safe in the Philippines. But key questions remain unanswered.
Feb. 7, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: biotechnology agriculture philippines hunger genetically-modified-organisms rice greenpeace golden-rice malnutrition vitamin-a-deficiency
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