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THE END OF FOOD?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, diet, health, research, technology, concept, humans, news, interesting, science )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - newyorker.com
Has a tech entrepreneur come up with a product to replace our meals? The Soylent dream is a strange one: a place where our food-related hopes mingle with our nightmares. If you spend enough time with Rhinehart, though, it can start to take hold.
Do Invertebrates Feel Pain?
Science & Tech  (tags: ethics, abuse, cruelty, animal rights, suffering, diet, vegetarian, veganism )

Jordan
- 154 days ago - newscientist.com
"Boiled alive and torn limb from limb; it's time we took seriously the question of whether animals like squid, octopus and lobsters suffer" pain, and other invertebrates, no matter how they are killed. (Pic credit: Boathouse at Sunday Park.)
The Personalized Nutrition Project
Science & Tech  (tags: diet, health, food, humans, nutrition, investigation, science, interesting, scientists, world, study )

JL
- 304 days ago - weizmann-usa.org
Weizmann Scientists Can Use Data about How the Body Responds to Specific Foods to Create a Diet Tailored to You
Healthy Diet and Exercise Can Reverse Aging in Our Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: aging, diet, exercise, health, investigation, research, science, society, study, technology, telomeres )

Kit
- 310 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
A small pilot study has provided the first evidence that lifestyle changes can lengthen protective regions of our DNA called telomeres.
Video:Check Out Our
Science & Tech  (tags: congress, usa, lies, healthcare, disease, diet, food, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning, environment, ethics, health, government )

JL
- 351 days ago - action.ucsusa.org
is a part of brand new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists which presents even stronger evidence that shifting Farm Bill funding to fruits and vegetables--instead of ingredients used for processed foods--is vital for our health.
Putting Global Food on the Map
Science & Tech  (tags: government, GoodNews, interesting, world, usa, ethics, diet, food, prevention, nutrition, protection, research, study, society, scientists, study, investigation, discovery )

JL
- 397 days ago - azdailysun.com
Researchers hailing from Mongolia, India, Turkey, western Europe, New Hampshire, Maryland and Northern Arizona University have just started mapping the world's crops in the finest detail ever.
Mobile Phone Microscope Detects Worm Infections
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, ethics, children, diet, death, food, health, illness, protection, risks, safety, science, treatment, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, HumanRights, world, medicine, design, Gizmos, concept, safety, science, technology, NewTechnology, tech )

JL
- 499 days ago - scidev.net
Children suffering from intestinal worms can now be diagnosed using a mobile phone microscope that is significantly cheaper than conventional methods, which are prohibitively expensive for many communities
Climate Conversations - Chickpea Genome Map to Benefit Poor Farmers
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, asia, middle-east, world, freedoms, ethics, death, GoodNews, goodnews, society, food, diet, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, study, environment, scientists, discovery, investigation, news )

JL
- 539 days ago - trust.org
A team of agricultural researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe& North America, led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), has decoded the genome of the chickpea, a nutritious grain legume for many of the wor
Leading Anti-GMO Activist Reverses Position : Discovery News
Science & Tech  (tags: gmo, food, health, diet, safety, GeneticEngineering )

Kevin
- 545 days ago - news.discovery.com
One of the staunchest critics of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), environmentalist Mark Lynas, recently said he had been mistaken and that the threat of GMOs had been exaggerated by him and others for years.
Fortified By Global Warming, Deadly Fungus Poisons Corn Crops, Causes Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: cancer, diet, food, protection, research, science, study, warning, globalwarming, globalwarming, weather, climate-change, climatechange, scientists, safety, investigation )

JL
- 545 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A carcinogenic mold, its growth exacerbated by the warming climate, reached record highs in 2012
Are We Heading Toward Peak Fertilizer?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, humans, ethics, diet, nutrition, research, risks, science, warning, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, HumanRights, farming, politics, society, business, corporate, ethics, environment, investigation, scientists, safety, study, technology, concept, history )

JL
- 602 days ago - motherjones.com
what about peak phosphorus and potassium? These elements form two-thirds of the holy agricultural triumvirate of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (also known as NPK, from their respective markers in the periodic table).
Climate Conversations - 'Virtual' Crops Could Lead to Climate-Sustainable Food
Science & Tech  (tags: health, food, environment, ethics, research, safety, warning, study, science, protection, society, health, government, diet, death, children, women, babies, NewTechnology, scientists, science, technology, world, study, discovery, environment, climate )

JL
- 627 days ago - trust.org
business as usual in farming and food production cannot sustainably feed the 9 billion people projected to populate the world by 2050.
Scientists Find Oldest Evidence of Regular Meat Consumption By Early Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: Diet, early humans, anthropology, Tanzania, eating meat, early nutrition, brain development )

Paula
- 657 days ago - phys.org
A skull fragment unearthed by anthropologists in Tanzania shows that our ancient ancestors were eating meat at least 1.5 million years ago, shedding new light into the evolution of human physiology and brain development.
Medical Ethics Group OK'd GM Rice Test for Chinese Kids -- Shanghai Daily | ä¸?æµ·æ--¥æ?¥ -- English Window to China New
Science & Tech  (tags: gm rice, asia, china, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', study, risks, research, food, diet, children )

Kevin
- 683 days ago - shanghaidaily.com
A MEDICAL research institution in Zhejiang Province admitted yesterday it had approved a widely panned "US-China joint project that used dozens of Chinese children as guinea pigs in a trial of a new type of genetically modified rice."
 

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