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Foods high in antioxidants are believed to fight oxidative stress. But what is oxidative stress? Two scientists from a recent NYAS conference break it down and discuss whether antioxidants have superpowers.
Hear the story of the Experimental Cuisine Collective, a program created to make polymer science accessible to the average person.Multimedia: Slideshow
Join a New York naturalist as he leads a spring food foraging tour in Central Park. Learn the history, science, and folklore behind foraging for your own food. www.wildmanstevebrill.com.
Leading scientists discuss the latest breakthroughs in lysosome biology and what they mean for treating Batten disease, and more common conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and cancer.
In the second of a two-part series, experts look at the links between health and nutrition. They examine everything from how nutrition impacts hospital stays, to cancer and aging, to developing food science innovations, and improving diet.
In this first of a two-part series, experts from various sectors explore the available options to reduce "hidden hunger"—micronutrient deficiencies in a population.
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