Food

Foamy beer at a bar

Climate change may deplete the world's beer

And you thought beer was expensive already: Declining barley production could make the beverage a luxury item.

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Sex on the kitchen table

Now that professor Norman Ellstrand has your attention, he’d like to teach you about plant reproduction.

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The way we've been thinking about olive oil is all wrong.

Olive oils can be appreciated like wines — and the UC Davis Olive Center wants you to have a taste.

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Time-restricted eating can overcome the bad effects of faulty genes and unhealthy diet

They say ‘you are what you eat.’ But a new study suggests that when you eat may be just as important.

Does the keto diet live up to its promise?

As the super low-carb ketogenic diet gains popularity, scientists explain what we do and don’t know.

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Is plastic making us fat?

When it comes to the obesity epidemic, plastics are fuel for the fire.

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California kids get a taste of science and leadership at UC's 4-H summer camps

UC 4-H Clubs provide an unforgettable summer for campers and counselors alike.

Study: Snacking on almonds a healthy alternative for breakfast-skipping students

A new study shows the snack can improve key metabolic indicators for breakfast-skipping college students.

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Can we grow one of the world's largest food crops without fertilizer?

We could be one step closer with the discovery of a new variety of corn.

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The day California wine beat France

How two blind taste tests stunned the experts and changed the way the world drinks (and thinks about) wine.

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