Even though much of the population in developing countries is involved in agriculture, food security is virtually out of reach. Often the only resort is to purchase a cow, buffalo, or sheep, to provide a steady supply of ...
The olive tree is native to the Mediterranean basin. Archeological evidence shows that olive oil was produced as early as 4000 BC. Besides food, olive oil was used historically for medicine, lamp fuel, soap, and skin care.
Is there anything better than a bouquet of fresh flowers? Well, as it turns out, you're not the only one who likes the smell of posies —- some flowers use their aroma to attract pollinators.
Three new studies suggest that when communities are hit with disasters that contaminate drinking water the official decision-making and response often lack scientific basis.
In 1962, an underground fire started in the coal-mining town of Centralia, Pennsylvania. Fifty-three years later, that fire still burns. In this week's episode of Reactions, we explain the history and science behind the Centralia ...
From a food science and technology perspective, sugar (sucrose) plays several roles when it comes to the functional properties in food. In the September issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety published ...
Strawberries are one of the most economically important fruits worldwide but are easily susceptible to bruising and are highly perishable.
A new method keeps salmon fresh for a whole month, without the use of chemicals.
Agrindus, an agribusiness company located in São Carlos, São Paulo state, Brazil, has increased the shelf life of grade-A pasteurized milk from seven to 15 days.
With Caitlyn Jenner's recent transition in the news, more attention is being paid to the transgender community. A big part of gender transition is hormone replacement therapy (HRT).