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Food/Food Science

Genetics to feed the world

Credit: Universidad de Córdoba Wheat provides 20% of the total calories and protein content for the world's population and is a staple for more than 2.5 billion people around the world. However, the production system for this grain is…

Taming the wild cheese fungus

Washington, DC - October 15, 2019 - The flavors of fermented foods are heavily shaped by the fungi that grow on them, but the evolutionary origins of those fungi aren't well understood. Experimental findings published this week in mBio…