A new study shows that people in China established advanced beer-brewing technology by using specialized tools and creating favorable fermentation conditions 5,000 years ago.
After sequencing a genome of an ancient African male skull, researchers revealed more about the early humans' migration and introduction of farming in East Africa.
Barley, that grain that supplies us with both cereals and beer, had a difficult genome to crack. Researchers recently decoded it, which will help farmers breed stronger crops.
Scientists have solved the mystery of the collapse of an ancient civilization living on the fringes of the Tibetan Plateau around 2,000 BC, and it seems that climate change is to blame.
Scientists have re-engineered certain cereal crops so that they can better brace for flooding in world where extreme weather is becoming the new norm.