food security
Crop Coalescence
Crop Coalescence
Tracy Vence | Mar 5, 2014
While national food supplies have diversified during the last 50 years, the global crop selection has homogenized, new analysis shows.
Lab-Grown Burger Taste Test
Lab-Grown Burger Taste Test
Chris Palmer | Aug 6, 2013
The world’s first burger grown in a petri dish was cooked and served up in a public taste test.
Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet
Why Insects Should Be in Your Diet
Aaron T. Dossey | Feb 1, 2013
Because of their high protein and fat content and their reproductive efficiency, insects hold great promise for thwarting an impending global food crisis.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Dan Cossins | Dec 7, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Anti-GMO Study is “Inadequate”
Anti-GMO Study is “Inadequate”
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 5, 2012
The European Food Safety Authority is unconvinced by a study linking genetically modified crops to cancer and early death.
Food for Thought
Tom Brutnell and Wolf B. Frommer | Jun 1, 2012
Plant research remains grossly underfunded, despite the demand for increased crop production to support a growing population.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2012 issue of The Scientist.
SPRead Your Antibody Capabilities
Carina Storrs | May 1, 2012
Using surface plasmon resonance to improve antibody detection and characterization: four case studies
The First Plant Interactome
Jessica P. Johnson | Jul 28, 2011
Protein interaction networks in Arabidopsis give clues to plant evolution and immunity.