MarcoSchmidt.PalmOil.800px-Elaeis_guineensis_MS_4765Wudan Yan’s piece for Nature could change your mind about palm oil. This common ingredient in food and household products has a bad reputation because it’s linked to the loss of rainforests. Wudan reports on plant researchers in Southeast Asia who have a plan to produce more palm oil but without deforestation. @wudanyan and image: Marco Schmidt