Poorly Neanderthals chomped on medicinal plants

Neanderthals cooked and ate their veggies and even used medicinal plants when they were ill, an examination of their teeth has found.

Fruit and veg take on heart disease gene

An international team of scientists has concluded that the effects of a gene typically associated with heart disease can actually be mitigated by "generous amounts" of fruit and raw vegetables. 


Martian astronauts will need green thumbs, says NASA

Astronauts on the way to Mars could munch on space-grown lettuce, strawberries and carrots, a NASA scienstist says.