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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
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
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.
Dan Cossins | Dec 7, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
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.
Staff | Jun 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2012 issue of
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
give clues to plant evolution and immunity.