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A Seemingly Harmless Virus Might Be Triggering Celiac Disease A Seemingly Harmless Virus Might Be Triggering Celiac Disease

Celiac disease can be a nightmare, with the slew of gluten-triggered ails it brings. Those includes everything from gastrointestinal symptoms like bloating and diarrhea, to psychological symptoms, anemia, seizures... pretty much everything that can make the body feel bad, combined into one awful mess.

The Crop That Will Skyrocket Most This Century Isn't Really a Food at All The Crop That Will Skyrocket Most This Century Isn't Really a Food at All

The world at the end of this century won’t look the same as it does today. It will be hotter and drier, with far less available space in which to grow food—and the crop that will be doing the best under that new system won’t be a food crop at all.

Discovery Of 8,000-Year-Old Wheat Could Rewrite Ancient British History Discovery Of 8,000-Year-Old Wheat Could Rewrite Ancient British History

A DNA analysis of wheat found in an ancient peat bog suggests early Britons were more commercially sophisticated than previously thought. The presence of wheat on the British Isles a full 2,000 years before farmers began cultivating cereal grains means these hunter-gatherers may have established important trade…

Why you should probably stop eating wheat Why you should probably stop eating wheat

Wheat and grain-based foods are all around us. We love our bagels, pasta, bread, and breakfast cereals. For many, the thought of eliminating these staples from our diets seems wholly unreasonable, if not ludicrous. But a growing number of people are switching to wheat-free diets — and for very good reason. As science…

Why some animals can never be domesticated Why some animals can never be domesticated

Dogs, sheep, pigs, cows, horses - all these animals and more have been fundamentally changed by humans to make our lives better. Domestication has fundamentally altered the course of human history, reshaping the land and other species to fit our new agricultural lifestyle. But how do you take a wild species and turn…

Seawater Crops Could Solve Food, Water Shortages Seawater Crops Could Solve Food, Water Shortages

Imagine going to the beach, looking out across the ocean, and seeing an endless stretch of...tomato plants. Those days may still be years off, but the case for using seawater for farming is getting stronger. Italian researchers reporting in the Journal of the American Chemical Society say that when tomato plants are…

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