National Collection of Yeast Cultures preserves our beer bio-heritage
June 26, 2014, 3:17 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Samples of yeasts as well as backups of the samples are kept in safekeeping at the British archives that's saving our beer.
New book highlights California’s sustainable winegrowing
April 18, 2014, 5:26 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
“Down to Earth” highlights the sustainability inititaives at several of California’s wineries and opens up your sustainable wine choices.
Does environmental protection help or hurt the poor?
April 9, 2014, 10:04 a.m. by Sami Grover
When pristine natural areas are turned into nature reserves, what happens to the communities that surround them?
How parasites have perfected the art of manipulation
March 27, 2014, 10:57 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Are we humans really as free-thinking as we believe? Science shows parasites might have more influence than we'd ever imagined. This fascinating TED talk by Ed Yong explains.
Biosphere 2 reboots living lab to mimic Gulf of California
March 10, 2014, 11:55 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
The 700,000-gallon ocean tank within the living lab is being transformed into an ersatz Sea of Cortez.
Is a vegetarian diet safe for my dog?
New variety of 'golden rice' will soon be grown in Bangladesh
The legend of Utah bobcat Mr. Murderbritches
Cashews in the raw are not what you'd expect
Monster 75-foot wave loomed off the California coast during the holiday weekend
How a case of mistaken identity saved a wolf from an icy river in Estonia