A UK study of over 1, 000 pairs of twins has found organisms that influence diet preferences, metabolism and health can be inherited through genes. Reporting in Volume 19, Issue 5 of Cell Host and Microbe...

A new research study from Cornell University in the US has discovered that some population groups are genetically designed to be vegetarians. According to the researchers, a gene, called allele, has evolved...

New research has found that the amount of food a father eats could have a direct impact on their unborn child’s health.   Conducted by a research team based at Melbourne’s RMIT University, the...

Australian scientists have found a potential solution for maintaining certain globally planted crops during drought.   The finding has come after researchers from the Queensland University of Technology...

Hate the taste of Brussels sprouts? Do you find coriander disgusting or perceive honey as too sweet? Your genes may be to blame.   Everybody’s food preferences vary and are shaped by their unique...

Father's diet affects chance of obesity in his children There may be a biological link between paternal diet, body weight and health at the time of conception and the health of his offspring, according...

Australian consumers could soon be buying food and drink based on whether it suits their genetic make up as interest in new technology soars, according to consumer research agency Datamonitor. Research...

In a collaborative effort involving 74 researchers from 38 research institutes, scientists have produced the full genome of a wild strawberry plant. The woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca) is closely...

A collaboration between the US Department of Agriculture and chocolate giant Mars, Inc has announced the preliminary release of the sequenced genome of the cacao tree. The data is expected to help sustain...