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Love avocados? Thank the toxodon

Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University Given avocado’s popularity today, it’s hard to believe that we came close to not having them in our supermarkets at...

Duckweed is an incredible, radiation-fighting astronaut food – and by changing...

Barbara Demmig-Adams, University of Colorado Boulder The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. What’s the big idea? Current industrialized food systems were optimized...

In changing urban neighborhoods, new food offerings can set the table...

Joshua Sbicca, Colorado State University; Alison Alkon, University of the Pacific, and Yuki Kato, Georgetown University When new residents and businesses move into low-income neighborhoods,...

Could China’s strategic pork reserve be a model for the US?

David L. Ortega, Michigan State University During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, we became accustomed to face-masked shoppers, social distancing and one-way aisles at...

An ode to mac and cheese, the poster child for processed...

Jeffrey Miller, Colorado State University In January 2015, food sales at restaurants overtook those at grocery stores for the first time. Most thought this marked...

Coronavirus diets: What’s behind the urge to eat like little kids?

Carli Liguori, University of Pittsburgh Have you noticed grabbing an extra bag of chips at the supermarket? Or eating more frozen dinners than you used...

The impulse to garden in hard times has deep roots

Jennifer Atkinson, University of Washington The coronavirus pandemic has set off a global gardening boom. In the early days of lockdown, seed suppliers were depleted of...

When restaurants close, Americans lose much more than a meal

Rebecca L. Spang, Indiana University Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeted a video of himself on March 15 saying: “No more restaurants.” Seated in his palatial kitchen with...

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The pitfalls of the narcissistic NBA player

Emily Grijalva, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Why do star players sometimes hurt their team’s performance? Last season, the Boston Celtics...

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