A new survey shows that food-secure people didn't change their diets much, but many are turning to more comfort food than usual.
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~6 min
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A new study finds Danish and Chinese people taste bitter stuff like broccoli and chocolate differently, suggesting ethnicity may play a role in taste.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~6 min
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A particular diet and an ingredient in sunscreen called benzophenone-3 may have a role in breast cancer tumor development, new research with mice indicates.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~7 min
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When food becomes scarce, sea anemones turn to their Plan B: Relying on their symbiotic relationship with algae under their skin.
Dec. 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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"The time is now to prevent a potential devastation to the region's waters and the livelihoods and health of millions of people..."
Dec. 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Insects, like mealworms and grasshoppers, are a sustainable, climate-friendly food source. But for kids at least, grasshoppers fail the "yuck test."
Dec. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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New research suggests a link between cadmium exposure and deaths from influenza, pneumonia, and possibly COVID-19.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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