Food

Juvenile form of the Asian citrus psyllid, the insect that transmits a bacteria responsible for Huanglongbing.

Scientists breeding citrus tolerant of deadly disease

In the quest to save citrus, a new project gets to the root of farmers’ problems.

Feet on a scale

Keto diet may not work for women

Scientists are studying how the popular keto and intermittent fasting diets work on a molecular level, and whether both sexes benefit from them equally.

Field of quinoa growing on Bolivia’s Taraco Peninsula, barn in back

The superfoods that fueled ancient Andeans through 2,500 years of turmoil

Archaeologists reconstruct a pre-Incan diet and find a lesson in human resilience.

Green beans at a market

Serve your community at your Thanksgiving table

Six ways to bring deeper meaning to your meal by supporting farmers, farmworkers and the planet.

An empty table

A color-popping idea for Thanksgiving dessert

Impress your family and friends with this colorful holiday superfood.

Olive oil bottle imposed on an olive tree backdrop

Festival celebrates newest new olive oil

The UC Davis Olive Center and the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation bring you Olio Nuovo.

UC Irvine freshman and cookbook author Sahana Vij

Recipe for change

First year student Sahana Vij fights child hunger with proceeds from her new cookbook.

A large light among plants

Scientists can switch on plants’ response to light

By flipping this genetic switch, scientists hope to encourage food growth and increase global food supply.

Lettuce on white background

Grow and eat your own vaccines?

A new project will study whether edible plants like lettuce into mRNA vaccine factories.

Small boats in the Klamath River, 2019

Restoring access to culturally significant species with the Yurok Tribe

Law students work alongside tribal leaders to assist in a longstanding project to restore access to ancestral resources.

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