As the planet warms, agricultural scientists are focusing on the root of the problem

Lisa m. Krieger Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — To feed a hotter, drier planet, Stanford scientists are building a smarter factory. The team genetically reprogrammed plants, nurtured in a lab room, to grow long or short, branching or thin roots — traits that alter the ability to gather nutrients or water. Controlling root growth … Read more

Want a flat belly? Nutritionists say you should cut out these breakfast foods as soon as possible

You know what they say: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether or not that’s an accurate saying, there’s no denying that how you start your day is definitely important to your health — especially when it comes to the food you put into your body. Your breakfast can make or break … Read more