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Image of the Day
Micronutrients, Macro Impact
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 1, 2017
At the interface of food, nutrition, and agriculture, Lindsay Allen’s research has been informing nutrition guidelines and policies around the world for decades.
Image of the Day: Faster Than a Speeding Root Tip
Staff | May 16, 2017
Cells within the growing root tip of an
plant elongate and divide, driving it forward in search of nutrients.
Sponging Up Phosphorus
Jenny Rood | Jul 1, 2015
Symbiotic bacteria in Caribbean reef sponges store polyphosphate granules, possibly explaining why phosphorous is so scarce in coral reef ecosystems.
Mutagens and Multivitamins
Megan Scudellari | Jun 1, 2014
Not one to shy away from controversy, Bruce Ames has pitted himself against industry groups, environmentalists, and his peers through his work identifying DNA mutagens. And he’s not done yet.
A Lot to Chew On
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jun 1, 2014
Complex layers of science, policy, and public opinion surround the things we eat and drink.