The Oldest Bread Ever Found Dates Back 14,400 Years and Predates Agriculture
The discovery suggests that Natufian hunter-gatherers baked bread from wild grains long before it was cultivated from crops.
Researchers Project Sub-Saharan Africa Will Not Be Able to Feed Itself by 2050
Of the five major grains grown in the region (maize, millet, rice, wheat, and sorghum), maize is the most important in terms of yield and caloric value—but yields of the grain must be at least doubled in the coming decades if there is any hope of...
Why This Mexican Craft Brewer Refuses to Use GMO Grains
As a regular beer drinker who doesn't mind downing a few cold Negra Modelos in between IPAs and stouts every once in a while, I was curious to find out why this rebel is literally going against the grain.
Evidently You Can Clean Up A Nuclear Dump Site With Whisky
Scientists might just have discovered a way to use spent whisky grains to clean up radioactive material. And they might just be jamming a whole bunch of said grain down a massive (and massively radioactive) shaft in Scotland.
Can Scientists Really Take the Gluten Out of Our Wheat?
In Kansas, researchers are hard at work in attempts to decode wheat's DNA and find a way to make it friendly even to the gluten intolerant and celiac disease sufferers.