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Taking fish out of fish feed can make aquaculture a more...

Pallab Sarker, University of California, Santa Cruz The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Aquaculture, or fish farming, is the...

Nobel Peace Prize spotlights the links between hunger and conflict

Jessica Eise, Purdue University The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations World Food Program for its efforts to combat hunger,...

To reduce world hunger, governments need to think beyond making food...

Michael Fakhri, University of Oregon and Ntina Tzouvala, Australian National University According to a new United Nations report, global rates of hunger and malnutrition are...

Fast food is comforting, but in low-income areas it crowds out...

Catherine Keske, University of California, Merced Many Americans take comfort in the routine of jumping into the car and grabbing a burger. They choose restaurants...

Crop pathogens are more adaptable than previously thought

Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Many of the pathogens threatening the world’s major crops...

Ocean warming has fisheries on the move, helping some but hurting...

Chris Free, University of California, Santa Barbara Climate change has been steadily warming the ocean, which absorbs most of the heat trapped by greenhouse gases...

Ghana wants to grow more cashews. But what about unintended consequences?

James Boafo, The University of Queensland and Kristen Lyons, The University of Queensland Over at least the last decade, one of Ghana’s most vital breadbaskets...

Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

Deepak Ray, University of Minnesota Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall patterns,...

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Keep calm and carry on – but how? A psychologist offers...

Bethany Teachman, University of Virginia Well-meaning advice for people freaking out about current events often includes encouragement to be patient, stay calm and keep the...