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Food for Thought

Science profoundly influences our understanding of what we eat, where our food comes from, and whether it's healthy or safe for us. We're making the science of food more accessible because everybody has a stake in a safe, healthy, and sustainable food system.

You're eating, drinking, and breathing microplastics. Now what?

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What are the health implications of eating 250 pieces of microplastic per day?

Anna Robuck, University of Rhode Island

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Here's everything you need to know to grow your own hamburgers

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Sara Oliveira, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

Raising animals for meat creates lots of problems. Lab-grown meat could provide solutions

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Cultured meat is the next step in a long history of alternatives to conventional meat

James R. Howe VI, UC San Diego

Here's how we're growing meat in labs instead of in animals

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Sara Oliveira, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory

Is it safe to eat GMO foods?

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Devang Mehta, University of Alberta

GMOs can help us adapt to climate change

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Gabriela Serrato Marks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

What is genetic modification?

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It's surprisingly difficult to pin down a conclusive definition

Jackie Grimm, Princeton University

How farmers on the Great Plains are changing the local climate

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Ellen, Virginia Commonwealth University

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What ancient corn farmers can teach us about engineering crops for climate change

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Gabriela Serrato Marks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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