food podcast UC Berkeley

New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat

The Berkeley Food Institute explores the network of people and places behind what we eat in a new series.

drinking water

Manganese in drinking water a cause for concern

A wide-ranging study suggests officials should monitor the chemical element as a possible public health threat.

Aquaculture study

Seafood for everyone

A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand, a new study finds.

UC Davis chicken tenders

How safe is chicken imported from China? 5 questions answered

What you should know before biting into cooked chicken meat sent to the U.S.

food movement UC Santa Cruz

Oldest university-based organic research and education facility turns 50

Looking back on the food movement and movers of 'the people's farm.'

Making the ultimate mosquito repellent

How getting to know a mosquito’s nose helped researchers sniff out better bug sprays.

UC Riverside water brine

Providing clean water for a growing population

A new method to squeeze every drop from brine will alleviate water shortages in arid regions.

UC Riverside ants

Using seaweed to kill California's least favorite ant

Hydrogel baits could help control Argentine ants, the subject of 85 percent of the state's pest control services.

UC Davis wheat fields

Climate change to reduce wheat yields by as much as a third, new model suggests

Agricultural technology can help bridge the gap.

Ecuador roses UC San Diego

Why you shouldn't get mom roses this year

In a cruel twist, pesticide-infused Mother’s Day bouquets exported from Ecuador are shown to harm children.

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