wheat

Space Farms

The Advanced Plant Habitat Welcomes Its First Crop on the Space Station

The space wheat represents “the first true foray into studies involving space-based agricultural cycles.”
Becky Ferreira
4.12.18
Recipe

Hash Browns

An Aussie breakfast staple with a Parisian touch.
Nico Alary and Sarah Mouchot
1.27.18
Important Questions Raised By...

We Asked Farmers Why Pop Stars Keep Running Through Fields of Crops

Wheat's going on?
Patrick Heardman
10.4.17
Recipe

Gluten-Free Onion Rings

The perfect, crispy side to go with burgers.
Chris Kronner
8.2.17
You're Smarter Than That

Only Four Percent of Americans Actually Have Food Allergies

But that's really just our best guess.
Alexandra Ossola
6.12.17
agriculture

This New Super Crop Could Change the Way We Grow Wheat

British researchers claim the new GM wheat crop can photosynthesize more efficiently to produce higher yields.
Daisy Meager
2.3.17
wheat

Think You Know Wheat? Think Again

The flavor, texture, and overall complexity of heirloom wheat flours are staggering compared to conventional ones. Why aren't we eating more local varieties?
Javier Cabral
12.8.16
agriculture

All Aboard the Ship Sailing Near-Extinct Grains From Oslo to Istanbul

“We’re using the seeds as a way to talk about challenges within the food system,” says Amy Franceschini, one of the artists involved in the project.
Daisy Meager
10.27.16
wheat

How Perennial 'Super-Wheat' Could Save the Planet

Kernza—a wild, perennial wheatgrass native to the Fertile Crescent—is viewed as sort of an agricultural holy grail, and could potentially solve a list of daunting challenges while feeding humans and livestock on a mass scale.
Tom Perkins
10.7.16
Health

Study Suggests that Your Birthday and Hometown Can Affect Your Risk of Being Celiac

A Swedish study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood found that the season during which you were born—and where your hometown falls on a map—can influence your risk of being celiac.
Wyatt Marshall
8.21.16
Syria

How Syrian Bakers Are Making Bread Against All Odds

Even in a time of war, Syrians' high standards for bread are uncompromising. Bakers have implemented unique techniques to provide the daily bread under conflict.
Emma Beals
8.19.16
Health

The Cure for Gluten Intolerance Could Live Inside These Bug-Eating Plants

These carnivorous plants melt bugs with natural enzymes that could be harnessed to break down gluten.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.10.16
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