"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Cuisine & Wellness
In a landmark decision Europe’s top court has ruled that obese people can be considered as disabled. The ruling has implications for employers, who
Britain may have to introduce a sugar tax to curb soaring obesity rates, it’s been claimed.
Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, said
Easy to make, cheap and cheerful, pizza remains a favorite meal in many countries. But, as with many things in life, the pleasure comes with a
Pizza lovers, rejoice: very soon, we’ll be able to order a non-fat Margherita that won’t taste awful! Helena Bysell from SP Technological research
From the farm to the plate, what is really in our food? Despite some of the strictest food safety standards in the world, last year’s horse meat
Lobbyists for genetically-modified crops are influencing the media, according to French researcher Gilles-Eric Séralini.
Séralini’s study showing
We all know food plays a key part in our well being, and starting at a young age with the right nutrition helps lay solid foundations for healthy
The outlawing of drugs such as cannabis, magic mushrooms and other psychoactive substances amounts to scientific censorship and is hampering research
There is a growing question mark over a commonly prescribed type of drug to lower cholestorol.
Some scientists and doctors believe statins are
Producing more food to feed a growing population puts more strain on the world’s already limited resources.
Raising livestock takes up a massive
In Germany, nearly 70 people aboard a River Rhine cruise ship have fallen ill with the highly contagious Norovirus.
The affected passengers are all
The United Nations food agency has issued a fresh warning over growing hunger levels.
One in eight people in the world is chronically
An outbreak of an unknown virus in eastern Germany has made 4,000 school children ill. It is believed contaminated school lunches are to blame
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is prepared to call for a wider European ban on genetically modified produce following an alarming
Drinks which fizz with calories are set to be banned in some outlets in New York. Its the latest tactic in the war against obesity. Any sugary drink
The UN estimates that almost 400 million children around the world go to bed hungry. Many also go to school without breakfast. In other countries
Danish biotech group Christian Hansen bucked the downward trend on Wednesday with its shares up 11.65 percent.
The company makes natural additives
US First Lady Michelle Obama joined a group of children in the White House garden to plant vegetables as part of a part of her broader initiative to
There are medical claims that people who eat chocolate regularly tend to be thinner.
Scientists believe that despite the high number of calories it
British scientists have launched a personalised diet based on your DNA.
Would-be dieters send a sample of saliva to the Nordiska diet lab for