Can you extract the DNA from a sausage?
Doing exercise you don’t like makes you more likely to binge on junk food.
We answer your questions on diet!
Back in 2012 we reported on the first ever meat to be grown in the lab, but is this a palatable future for our food?
Foraging can be a fun and sustainable way to source food, but you need to know your stuff. So what are the basics?
How can we eat for the benefit of our health, and for the planet's health too?
Is a cat really happy when it's 'got the cream'?
How do some bacteria evade the stomach's defence mechanisms to cause trouble in the gut?
Destroying the cells controlling the build-up of fat tissue causes mice to become obese with no change in diet.
Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables as opposed to 5 boosts life expectancy and reduces heart disease and cancer...
Sequencing the genome of quinoa improves our understanding of why the plant is able to grow in such harsh conditions.
Chocolate contains antioxidants but can we really call it a health food?
Are antioxidants all they're cracked up to be?
Who should benefit from advances in gene editing technology?
What happens to rules about GM crops when the UK leaves the EU?
Could the discovery of fire have been the cause of man's big brain?
Do you reckon tomatoes are becoming less tasty? Science is on your side...
It's the first time genes have been implicated in food preference.
It's a weel know fact, sugar makes kids go round the bend. But is it really true?
Vardhman Rakyan has discovered that chemical tags on repetitive genes
known as rDNA could be bridging the gap between...
A parasitic plant that devastates crops in some parts of the world may have now met its match thanks to the household...
A new study shows how height has changed over the last hundred years.
All plants use light to gain energy through photosynthesis but cyanobacteria does it that bit better...
The physics behind a healthy chocolate ganache.