food issue
Fruits, Vegetables, and Disease Risk
Tracy Vence | Jun 5, 2014
Watercress tops a list ranking produce according to nutrient density.
Nutrient-Sensing Neurons
Tracy Vence | Jun 1, 2014
Using just three dopaminergic neurons, Drosophila larvae can sense whether a food source lacks a full roster of essential amino acids.
Longevity Diet
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
Researchers unmask a gene that protects C. elegans from lifespan-shrinking metabolic byproducts.
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2014 issue of The Scientist
Beneficial Brew
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
Drinking green tea appears to boost the activity of DNA repair enzymes.