A new study suggests that people should regularly eat apples not necessarily to keep the doctor away, but as a means to reduce national health care spending.
How did the terribly bland Red Delicious apple come to dominate US grocery stores? The Atlantic recounts the rise of the Red Delicious, how the fruit lost its flavor, and why the apple is finding a market overseas.
Good news for people who like to take a bite out of an apple, and then just leaving it sitting on the kitchen counter for the rest of the day: A small Canadian company called Okanagan Specialty Fruits is developing a genetically engineered apple that won't turn brown after it has been sliced or bruised. But while…
Apple peels could be the next superfood — for everyone from astronauts to bodybuilders. A substance found in the peel of an apple not only prevents muscle wasting, but also helps muscles grow more. Ursolic acid is currently used in cosmetics and is rumored to be able to help with some types of cancer. This new…
A Forbes Magazine article from 2000 called "Introducing the Computer of 2010" is as interesting for what it got right as for what it got wrong. Today's computer, said Forbes, would be Frisbee-sized and have a "virtual keyboard."
If you're enjoying cold, crisp apples in the summery northern hemisphere, ponder this: You'd be enjoying them even more if they were mutant apples.