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From beer to bread and back again to solve ‘the world’s dumbest problem’

The best way to drink whiskey, according to science

This morbid microbe’s infection strategy is gross but genius

GMO salmon caught in U.S. regulatory net, but Canadians have eaten 5 tons

The Gulf of Mexico dead zone is larger than ever. Here’s what to do about it.

Streetlights may interfere with a bug’s most important job

Stretchy glue inspired by slugs could be the future of sutures

One surprising way money can buy happiness, according to scientists

10 mega myths about farming to remember on your next grocery run

nutrition science isn’t broken, it’s just wicked hard

Climate change could make flying even more hellish

New drug restores memories in brain-damaged mice

Brain-training games don’t really train brains, a new study suggests

Rising temperatures could bump you from your flight. Thanks climate change

Controversial pesticides may threaten queen bees. Alternatives could be worse

This quiet agricultural moonshot could change the future of food

Our gut talks and sometimes argues with our brain. Now we know how

In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt