Kimchi helps prevent allergic diseases and high blood pressure

In South Korea, kimchi, one of Korea's major fermented foods, is helpful in preventing allergic diseases, obesity, and anemia, according to a new paper....

Gain more beneficial gut bacteria on a plant-based diet

In North Carolina, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center scientists found that eating a plant-based diet enhanced the good bacteria living in the gut by...

Eating better leads to higher levels of food waste in America

In Vermont, Americans waste nearly a pound of food per person each day, but the exact amount of food we trash differs by how...

Moss discovery removes arsenic from water fast

In Sweden, a moss capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water has been discovered by researchers from Stockholm University. And it happens quickly –...

Carbon taxes can cut GHG emissions while being economically fair

In Massachusetts, researchers at MIT and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory conducted an extensive analysis of several proposals and concluded that putting a price...

New discovery finds rocks produce more than a quarter of the nitrogen available to...

In California, the prevailing science has indicated that all of the nitrogen on Earth available to plants comes from the atmosphere. But a study...

Now, cow emissions can be more accurately estimated

In Pennsylvania, leading the worldwide effort to get a better handle on methane emissions from animals, an international consortium of researchers devised more accurate...

High-tech farming works in rural communities, too

In Arizona, technologies that allow astronauts and polar explorers to grow fresh foods in space and Antarctica can benefit rural communities, too. Dr. Gene...

20 percent of Americans account for half of U.S. food-related GHG emissions

In Michigan, on any given day, 20 percent of Americans account for nearly half of U.S. diet-related greenhouse gas emissions, and high levels of...

Forests are changing due to shifts in rainfall and temperature

In Florida, American forests are changing, thanks to climate change-induced shifts in rainfall and temperature that are causing shifts in the abundance of numerous...

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