News tagged with food

What has science ever done for us?

The deadbeat boyfriend at the centre of Janet Jackson's 1986 hit What Have You Done For Me Lately used to take Janet out to dinner almost every night. He used to do a lot of nice stuff for her. But – as the title asks – ...

dateSep 01, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Lizards can stomach island living

Life on an island isn't always easy. To make the most of the little there is to eat on many Greek islands, the digestive system of Balkan green lizards has evolved considerably compared to family members on the mainland. ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Linking photosynthesis to respiration

As part of an international collaboration, a team of French researchers has revealed new aspects of the cellular mechanisms underlying the amazing photosynthesizing capabilities of the tiny single-cell marine organisms known ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Qatar hails veggie growing trial success

Desert nation Qatar will use "cutting-edge technology" to grow up to 70 percent of its own vegetables by 2023—a four-fold increase, officials from Doha's biggest agricultural group said Tuesday.

dateAug 25, 2015 in Other
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