Latest News on Vitamins and Health

How deeply will rising temperatures cut into crop yields?
Tuesday August 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Corn and wheat are both at risk, according to a new study that calculates the impact on agriculture for each degree Celsius that global temperatures rise. [News Source]

Will only the flexible survive?
Tuesday August 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Researchers are identifying the West’s wildlife that can best cope with climate change. [News Source]

Quinoa: Harvesting Bolivia’s ‘superfood.’
Tuesday August 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Harvesting the popular crop can be backbreaking work and the rewards aren't always guaranteed for Bolivia's farmers. [News Source]

Back to the wild: How nature is reclaiming farmland.
Tuesday August 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Farmland is shrinking for the first time on record thanks in part to consumer choices. What does this mean for the environment and the future of food? [News Source]

Warmer temperatures may disrupt the Kodiak bear’s diet.
Tuesday August 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change may be throwing off the Kodiak bear’s eating equilibrium. [News Source]

How climate change canceled the grizzly salmon run.
Tuesday August 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

On an Alaskan island, one of nature’s greatest spectacles is shutting down, as brown bears abandon fish in favor of a surprising alternative. [News Source]

Modern Fish Act: Boon to recreational fishing or risk to US fishery?
Monday August 21st 2017, 10:00 AM

If passed by Congress, the bill will benefit the economy, recreational fishermen say, but environmentalists fear it could destabilize and even crash ocean fisheries. [News Source]

Ranchers in parched US Northern Plains welcome hay lottery.
Monday August 21st 2017, 10:00 AM

Hundreds of livestock ranchers in the drought-stricken U.S. Northern Plains are embracing what organizers say is the first lottery designed to provide some much-needed relief to their operations. [News Source]

This giant automated cricket farm is designed to make bugs a mainstream source of protein.
Monday August 21st 2017, 10:00 AM

If bugs are the next big food trend, we need to find a way to grow a lot of them. Cricket company Aspire has turned to robots. [News Source]

Toxic water from old mine entering Sydney, Australia, drinking catchment.
Monday August 21st 2017, 10:00 AM

Millions of litres of highly toxic water is escaping from a derelict coal mine into Sydney's drinking water catchment, according to new scientific research. [News Source]

Dick Gregory, 84, dies; found humor in the civil rights struggle.
Sunday August 20th 2017, 10:00 AM

Dick Gregory, the pioneering black satirist who transformed cool humor into a barbed force for civil rights in the 1960s, then veered from his craft for a life devoted to protest and fasting in the name of assorted social causes, health regimens and conspiracy theories, died Saturday in Washington. He was 84. [News Source]

Q&A: How to explain climate science to that person who just won’t listenthis may stop your personal relationships cooling.
Sunday August 20th 2017, 10:00 AM

We all know someone who is dismissive of climate science. We all have friends or family members who think they know more about global warming than trained climate scientists. So how to talk about climate change with those people? [News Source]