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  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    Five things everyone should know about . . . Pulses

    1. You’ve eaten them without knowing it. If the word “pulse” as a food leaves you flummoxed, fear not. The word pulse comes from the […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Catch up with … Carl T. Wahl

    MS’10 Agroecology

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    The Value of GMOs

    A long-term study sheds light—and numbers—on benefits to farmers

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    Five things everyone should know about… Hazelnuts

    1   They’re crazy nutritious and gluten-free. Hazelnuts are rich in vitamins (particularly vitamin E and B-complex groups of vitamins, including folates, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin) as […]

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    Expanding the Global Classroom

    CALS has long been renowned for extensive international engagement. A new program enriches global opportunities for undergrads by making international perspectives, skills and applications part and parcel of the science curriculum.

  • Posted on February 26, 2012
  • Posted on June 20, 2011
    Safer Snacking?

    A CALS plant geneticist has found a way to reduce a possible carcinogen in our favorite snack foods–but his solution is on hold for now

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    Corn Connection

    It’s no surprise that Mexico is a mecca for corn breeders. Not only is Mexico the center of the plant’s origin; the region also boasts […]

  • Posted on February 17, 2011
    Taking It Outside

    Children are packing on pounds during a season once associated with outdoor activity and exercise. Addressing that problem means confronting a number of factors that are contributing to poor health in our children.

  • Posted on July 21, 2010
    Nutrition for Life

    When scientists feared thousands of kids with cystic fibrosis were going malnourished, HuiChuan Lai went to the data for answers.

  • Posted on March 25, 2010
    Christian Abnet

    PhD’98, Environmental Toxicology