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Geneticists Engineer a Virus to Fight Citrus Disease
Diana Kwon | May 17, 2017
Scientists hope to save oranges from a bacterial disease that causes citrus greening, a disease that leads to bitter, discolored fruit.
Global Food-Related Disease Estimate
Jef Akst | Dec 7, 2015
More than 400,000 people—including 125,000 children—die from foodborne illness every year, according to the World Health Organization.
Nanobombs Terminate Foodborne Microbes
Nsikan Akpan | Mar 4, 2015
Researchers engineer water nanostructures to wipe out pathogens that can spoil food and pose health risks.
A Lot to Chew On
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 31, 2014
Complex layers of science, policy, and public opinion surround the things we eat and drink.