A field near harvest time at Meyers Farm in Bethel, Alaska, can now grow crops like cabbage outside in the ground, due to rising temperatures. Daysha Eaton/KYUK hide caption

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Rising Temperatures Kick-Start Subarctic Farming In Alaska

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Caprese salad on a stick is one of the healthier options at this year's Iowa State Fair. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Eating Healthy At The Iowa State Fair Means Salad On A Stick

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Numbat populations once dropped as low as 500 adults. To help save this endangered marsupial, the Perth Zoo has been rearing them in captivity for release back into the wild. But wild numbats eat only termites, which are too difficult to get in large quantities. So zoo staff have spent over a decade concocting a tasty and nutritious substitute. Helenabella via Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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McDonald's was the featured sponsor of the annual meeting of the California Dietetic Association in 2014. Alan Broadhead/Flickr hide caption

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How Food Companies Court Nutrition Educators With Junk Food

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Recipe For Strong Teen Bones: Exercise, Calcium And Vitamin D

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Fourth year Tulane medical school student Neha Solanki (far right) preps a Greek frittata during a class at Johnson & Wales. Kristin Gourlay/ RIPR hide caption

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Just What The Doctor Ordered: Med Students Team With Chefs

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You could cut up to half the fat from chocolate without sacrificing taste by infusing it with fruit juice, scientists say. iStockphoto hide caption

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A cup of pumpkin ice cream with chunks of frozen candy cap mushrooms. The candy cap variety is said to have the fragrance of maple syrup. Jeff Moreau hide caption

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