A U of M associate professor explores the complex world of human microorganisms and the cures they may hold
Floating trash, blooming algae, deteriorating shoreline. For years, activists have been trying to clean up Powderhorn Lake, the 11-acre, 24-foot-deep body of water at the center of Powderhorn Park and the surrounding community.See also:- Feature: Watered-Down Promise- Best public park: Powderhorn- M ... More >>
It's enough to make Adam Sandler's song "Lunch Lady" sound like a utopian fantasy ("got no idea what the chicken pot pie is made of..."). Sadly, we do know what the hamburger patties served by the national school lunch program are made of, and it isn't pretty. A recent article from TheDaily.com re ... More >>
Fall, we can't quit you.It's been a stellar week at the Hot Dish, where food and drink are foremost in our hearts. Check out a few of the week's top posts:~In the great big world of food blogs, which are the deemed the foodiest? Let Mo Perry help you find the best recipes, food porn, and more wit ... More >>
U of M ExtensionCanning is not cooking: It's more serious business.With the season for fresh fruits and vegetables on its way out, Hot Dish wanted to find out more about produce preservation and touched base with Suzanne Driessen, a Food Science Extension Educator with the University of Minne ... More >>
You might call it a shroom boom
Peanut butter, salsa and several cheese products are the subject of a widespread recall over listeria concerns.
"He's in stable condition and should be released soon," UFC President Dana White said.
The New York Times reports that food companies are increasintly unable to guarantee the safety of their frozen food products. Zoinks!
A dead zone free of marine life in the Gulf of Mexico is expanding rapidly, and scientists say corn production here is a primary culprit.
Sewage sludge: Fertilizer or public menace?
A primer on avoiding yesterday's war
Parents, pediatricians, and the growing threat of childhood antibiotic resistance
A new plan for disposing of metro-area sewage has critics crying foul
It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.