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Lost at Sea: Ukraine Struggles to Revive Ag Sector

Lost at Sea: Ukraine Struggles to Revive Ag Sector

Uncertainties over Ukraine's ability to export ag products have resurfaced following news of Putin’s decision to withdraw from an international agreement. Trade manages to continue, but once again the stability of the global food system has been called into serious question.

Food Production, Food Security, Food Trade

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Science or Suspicion: Which Dictates Gene Editing’s Future?

The British government’s proposed regulations governing gene editing have reignited the simmering debate. But while talks rage on, the world’s food system still waits and waits.

Food Technology, Future of Food

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Energy, Food Costs: The Unexpected Pain of Ukraine Invasion

While it is uncertain whether Russia's invasion of Ukraine will have serious immediate consequences for U.S. consumers, it could have profound longer-term implications for food costs, the global supply chain and trading system that makes our modern lifestyle possible.

Food Security, Food Trade

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How Smart People Change Their Minds

It's easy to see when the choices others make are bad for them. However, our brains try to protect us from disappointing or conflicting info, resulting in overconfidence with our own abilities and beliefs than we should have.

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Postbiotics: You Are What You Digest

You've probably heard of probiotics, but what about postbiotics? And what role do these components play in the relationship between our gut and our immune system? It turns out - a big one...

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