Americans aren’t only wasting the most food — they’re also throwing out the best bits

The worst of both worlds.

Grilling or microwaving mushrooms best preserves their nutritional properties

If you’ve always wondered how to best cook mushrooms — these Spanish scientists have your back.

What is gluten and why some people have gluten intolerance

Gluten Morgen!

Bacterial communities take turns to eat when food becomes scarce

Aww, they have tiny economic agreements, ain’t that cute?

Modern nitrogen-cycle’s birth identified during the Great Oxidation

Along with oxygen, it set the stage for life as we know it.

Ants use bacteria to grow gardens

Ants are most amazing creatures, and there’s so much we could learn from them I wouldn’t even know where to start. As it is, we’ve just started to scratch the surface of what we know about ants, and strangely enouch, researchers are discovering more and more things human and ant societies have in common. Leaf cutter ants are one of