Genetically Modified "Super" Bananas Could Save Africa

A new genetically modified banana designed to counter East African vitamin deficiency might be the most significant biofortification project to date.


Science is Sweet: The Amazing Discovery of a Secret Wetland the Size of England

A team of researchers endured three weeks of soggy feet to confirm this mega-bog’s existence.


Deadly Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Continues to Spread and Man Is It Grisly

Panic, border closings and dietary bans arise from epidemic. Can't Africa catch a break?