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Pesticide Residues Linked to Unsuccessful IVF
Kerry Grens | Oct 30, 2017
Women who ate more produce known to harbor pesticides were less likely to succeed with fertility treatment than women who ate fewer of these fruits and vegetables.
Genes’ Composition Guides More-Optimal Diets
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2017
Fruit flies and mice grow better and eat less when the amino acid balance of their food reflects that coded by their exomes.
Infographic: Cook Up an Exome-Based Diet
Ruth Williams | May 31, 2017
See how scientists designed food with amino acid compositions based on protein-coding regions in the genomes of mice and fruit flies.
Breast Milk Contributes Significantly to Babies' Bacteria
Ashley P. Taylor | May 10, 2017
Thirty percent of bacteria found in babies' guts came from mothers' milk, a study finds.
Why I Had My Sense of Flavor Genotyped
Bob Holmes | May 1, 2017
One person’s quest to get to the bottom of the unique way he experiences food
Cooking Up Cancer?
Diana Kwon | Apr 1, 2017
Overcooked potatoes and burnt toast contain acrylamide, a potential carcinogen that researchers have struggled to reliably link to human cancers.
Improving Tomato Flavor, Genetically
Bob Grant | Jan 26, 2017
A sequencing blitz on the tomato genome reveals the genes that contribute most to tastiness.
Further Support for Early-Life Allergen Exposure
Jef Akst | Sep 20, 2016
Egg and peanut consumption during infancy is linked to lower risk of allergy to those foods later in life, according to a meta-analysis.
Gut Bugs to Brain: You’re Stuffed
Kerry Grens | Nov 24, 2015
Bacteria in the intestine produce proteins that stop rodents from eating.
Sweet and Low
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 1, 2015
Glucose activates sleep-promoting neurons in the mouse hypothalamus.