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Feeding microbes expired bread during fermentation could yield cheaper, more sustainable food

Emma Bryce | 
Wine, cheese, yoghurt and bread: all these culinary delights owe their existence to the work of microorganisms like bacteria, yeast, ...
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Eat less meat to cut CO2 emissions? That may not make your diet climate friendly, study shows

Emma Bryce | 
In global diets, meat is not necessarily the main driver of dietary carbon emissions, finds a new study published in ...
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Horizontal gene transfer: The tricky part of evolution never imagined by Charles Darwin

David Quammen | 
Biologists have long recognized that the boundaries of one species may blur into another—by the process of hybridism, for instance ...
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Crop diversity worldwide is growing, but wheat, maize (corn), soy, and rice cover almost 50% of farmland worldwide

Emma Bryce | 
Global agriculture is increasingly dominated by just a handful of crops with limited genetic richness, says a group of researchers ...
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