The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
from The Great Debate:
A military can only project power as far as it can ship food to feed its hungry soldiers. The need for armies, both ancient and modern, to travel long distances to thwart enemies and take territory has made militaries one of the driving factors behind food science.
For all the measures India's central bank has taken to increase transparency in policy making, predicting rate moves by Governor Raghuram Rajan is still difficult.
from Photographers' Blog:
By Dominick Reuter
I should probably lead by saying this was NOT my idea.
I was checking in with the Reuters picture desk in Toronto about some of my images when an editor asked if I would be interested in a meal "courtesy of the Baron" (our affectionate term for Reuters).
from Data Dive:
American chickens are having some trouble reproducing. A key breed of chickens commonly raised for industrial poultry production has a genetic defect that causes low fertility in birds that are overfed, which reduces the supply available and pushes up prices, Reuters reports.