Science: Newly identified corn variety uses bacteria to up nitrogen intake

Sometimes when we hear the word “bacteria,” our minds jump to “germs that can make us sick.” Bacteria can be beneficial, though. One examples: Researchers have identified a type of corn that uses bacteria to grow bigger and stronger in an unconventional way.

The newly identified corn variety, which comes from Oaxaca, Mexico, feeds its […]

New research finds soy can limit growth of Listeria

Soybeans are known for their essential amino acids, high protein content and as a good source of fiber and calcium. But, it turns out, soy also has the ability to naturally protect people from foodborne illnesses such as Listeria.

Recent research from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada found soy can limit the growth […]