"Rice is a beautiful food. It is beautiful when it grows, precision rows of sparkling green stalks shooting up to reach the hot summer sun. It is beautiful when harvested, autumn gold sheaves piled on diked, patchwork paddies. It is beautiful when, once threshed, it enters granary bins like a (flood...
The word ‘snobbery’ is an understatement that does not even begin to describe the obsession with the meticulously artisanal-roasted little brown beans.
Mercury (Hg) is a ubiquitous and naturally occurring heavy metal. Regrettably, very significant amounts of it are released into the environment due to human activities.
The year was 2001, after over a decade of work and billions of dollars of investment the first human genome was sequenced.
125 years later it appears that one of the greatest mysteries of all time has finally been solved.
In recent years, the importance of Vitamin D for human health has become far more evident than previously thought.
The current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is by far the largest and deadliest in history since the discovery of the virus in 1976.
We all remember them from grad school: The dreaded journal club presentations where you were forced to present someone else’s work to a roomful of peers who are not necessarily interested in what you have to say.