In an effort to save irreplaceable varieties from disease and other threats, plant cuttings are being plunged into liquid nitrogen for later revival.
Some worry what this trend means for chronic disease. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes.
Carp have been plagued by viruses. Scientists now say they have a simple solution, and along the way they hit on an ancient commonality between fish and people.
Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to citrus greening.
Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.
The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus found in this country closely matched the version circulating in China, fueling speculation that the virus came from there.
Researchers explain that moving bee hives across long distances, as is common in the U.S. to pollinate crops, speeds up the process of disease spread.
The industry fears that PED, not yet eradicated and known as a pernicious, intrepid world traveler, will come charging back this winter.
Tuberculosis, pesticide exposure and viral breakouts are a few of the threats facing farmworkers living without adequate showers, ventilation and utilities.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.
Sherry Wise of the Wylie House describes how the act of seed saving preserves agricultural biodiversity and family traditions.
Over 23 percent of honeybee colonies died last year, an improvement from nearly 30 percent mortality previously.
Hidden sugars are everywhere: in sauces, processed and frozen foods, and condiments. How much is too much?
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
A pig virus previously found only in Asia and Europe has moved to the United States, killing pigs in 15 states, including Indiana.
Widespread antibiotic use in poultry production may be leading to antibiotic-resistant bugs in turkeys.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
A study released Thursday found an increased risk of early death with high processed meat intake.
Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.
Yes, chickens get sick and hurt just like the rest of us. Here's what you can do.