Is yeast preventing drunk bunk?

This may be considered the best job ever: professional drinker. Literally, a person who drinks beer all day and gets paid for it. Apart from wanting to figure out where to apply, you have to wonder: with drinking all that beer day in and day out and not feeling the effects of intoxication, how do […]

Fungal network helps plants communicate

It’s like playing telephone, but more science-y.

Researchers have found plants use an underground network of fungi to warn each other of attacks by aphids, small insects that feed on and can destroy plants, according to The research was published in Ecology Letters and was conducted by researchers at the University of Aberdeen and […]

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Food safety

Plea for hygienic food in trains – Daily News

A plea filed in India’s Delhi High Court seeks to improve food safety regulations at rail stations and on trains.