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Book review: Bread, Wine, Chocolate

In Bread, Wine, Chocolate, author Simran Sethi shares stories about her relationship with certain foods, but it’s easy to relate these to your own experiences. Food is such an important part of life. So why don’t we give it more thought? That’s what this book does. The three foods from…

Lab meat

PETA is offering a million dollar prize to scientists who can produce *and* market murderless meat before June 2012. My thoughts as a person who likes animals and a million dollars: that’s awesome! My thoughts as a person who does science: Market? Scientists can make the meat, but might not…

Carrots and carotenoids

Carrots are good for your eyes, that’s nothing new. They won’t be able to rid you of your glasses, but they do contain high amounts of beta-carotene, which (aside from giving carrots their trademark orange colour) is a precursor of vitamin A. Vitamin A in turn is needed to produce…