African led research into a a climate resilient bean could make a vital contribution to food security in drought-prone regions
How Differences in Cooking Influenced Farming in Ancient China
The food preparation preferences of Chinese cooks — such as the technological choice to boil or steam grains, instead of grinding or processing them into flour — had continental-scale consequences for the adoption of new crops in prehistoric China, according to research from Washington University in St. Louis.
Nettle Do Nicely
“Nettles are often regarded as a nuisance, but they are a natural and abundant superfood. They are packed full of nutrients and vitamins and I really wanted to find a way to maximise the benefits they offer.