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Students eat junk. Can science help?

For 10 weeks, five days a week, four hours a day, three years ago, Matheus Mistura, a decorated grad student with a glittering academic career, stood next to a hot table in a cramped cafeteria peeping at students’ plates. On cold days and on hot, on rainy days and clear days and days when he’d… Read More »

College Students Who Eat Tuna Are Unaware of Increased Risk for Mercury Exposure

A lot of college students are eating large amounts of tuna in dining halls and exposing themselves to high levels of the toxic heavy metal mercury, according to a new paper published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, reports UC Santa Cruz (UCSC). Although fish is highly nutritious and supports heart health and lowers blood pressure,… Read More »