World Chef: My grandmother was right, food is medicine food

Hippocrates has good advice for getting through a cold, wet Midwestern winter. In 400 BC, this father of modern medicine is reported to have said, β€œLet food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food.” It took us more than 2,000 years to begin to follow his advice. says Neil Barnard, MD, co-chair of … Read more

As the planet warms, agricultural scientists are focusing on the root of the problem

Lisa m. Krieger Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. β€” To feed a hotter, drier planet, Stanford scientists are building a smarter factory. The team genetically reprogrammed plants, nurtured in a lab room, to grow long or short, branching or thin roots β€” traits that alter the ability to gather nutrients or water. Controlling root growth … Read more