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Yeast reveals a key mechanism in how genes are controlled

Yeast, that simple organism essential to making beer and bread, has revealed for Cornell University researchers a key mechanism in how genes are controlled. Gene transcription – the elaborate process that our cells use to read genetic information stored in…

The environmental impact of more than 57,000 food products

In a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers estimated the environmental impact of food products. Study: Estimating the environmental impacts of 57,000 food products. Image Credit: Elena Eryomenko/Shutterstock Background Transitioning to environmentally…