Most Americans probably don’t think about barley when they crack open a cold one. But their thirst for beer is about the only reason the once abundant crop hasn’t disappeared. American farmers have grown barley for centuries, mostly for livestock feed but also for human consumption and for malt in beer. Yet a steep decline […]
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Millions of Americans will hit the beach this summer to soak up the sun and surf, and many of them will go home harboring an unintended souvenir — bacterial infection.