The history of corn is marked by an increase in sweet flavor and a decrease in nutrition.
According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.
The Maya knew that corn and beans grow well together, just as in this country some farmers rotate their crops.
Have you ever heard of QPM? It stands for "quality protein maize," a delicious and nutritious breed of corn that is anything but ordinary.
Scientists may soon find another replacement for gas made from oil. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
If the government approves the Glossy 15 gene, we may be in for a drop in gas prices.
Scientists have used computer models to show that planting crops with waxier leaves could help to reflect more sunlight and reduce global warming.
Have you ever wondered how corn evolved? Learn how early humans cultivated the corn we have today.
There is one gene that protects grains against a deadly fungus that could destroy entire crops. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
In this instance, nature is said to have “selected” the camouflaged butterfly over other variations that weren’t as well hidden. In “artificial selection,” the same thing happens, only we human beings make the choices.