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Agronomy / Food Science - Business / Economics - 15.01.2020
Healthy commercial ads don't change teens' desire to eat junk food
Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food
How teens' brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research.

Agronomy / Food Science - 13.01.2020
Diners want better access to restaurant inspection information
In late 2019, the city of Minneapolis started posting restaurant inspection results online with supporting data from a University of Minnesota School of Public Health study recently published in the Journal of Food Protection.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.01.2020
Feeling full happens in the brain as well as the stomach: Sussex professor explains in new podcast
Feeling full happens in the brain as well as the stomach: Sussex professor explains in new podcast
Professor Martin Yeomans ' research is helping food producers address the growing problem of obesity. In the latest episode of Impacted , the University of Sussex podcast series about research for real change, Yeomans explains how sharing his research on satiety with industry helps manufacturers create new food products that satisfy consumers and reduce the risk of overeating.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.12.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Veterinary Science - 20.12.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Social Sciences - 17.12.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - 05.12.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - 02.12.2019
Click, click, cook: Online grocery shopping leaves 'food deserts' behind
Click, click, cook: Online grocery shopping leaves ’food deserts’ behind
There's a new path out of the "food desert," and it's as close as the nearest Internet connection.

Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 20.11.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 11.11.2019
Maintain weight and quit smoking to reduce menopausal symptoms
Maintain weight and quit smoking to reduce menopausal symptoms
Maintaining normal weight and quitting smoking before the age of 40 may significantly prevent symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats in menopausal women, known as vasomotor symptoms (VMS).

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 25.10.2019
Veronika Somoza succeeds Thomas Hofmann
Veronika Somoza succeeds Thomas Hofmann
Veronika Somoza will take on her new post as Scientific Director of the Executive Board of the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz-LSB@TUM) as of November 1, 2019. She succeeds Prof. Thomas Hofmann, who is leaving the Leibniz-Institute, located in Freising, for his new position as President of the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Agronomy / Food Science - 23.10.2019
New North American trade deal has minor impacts on textiles, apparel and agriculture
New North American trade deal has minor impacts on textiles, apparel and agriculture
Changes coming to the textiles, apparel and agriculture sectors under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) are relatively minor, although they reflect somewhat greater protectionism, par

Innovation - Agronomy / Food Science - 11.10.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 08.10.2019

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.10.2019
University of Sussex is leading on vegan according to animal rights' charity
University of Sussex is leading on vegan according to animal rights’ charity
The University of Sussex has been named one of the most vegan-friendly universities in the country by a leading animal rights' charity.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 30.09.2019
Highly complex genome of the devastating soybean disease Phakopsora pachyrhizi unraveled by a unique consortium of private and public partners
Highly complex genome of the devastating soybean disease Phakopsora pachyrhizi unraveled by a unique consortium of private and public partners
Asian soybean rust caused by the obligate biotrophic fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi is a critical challenge for soybean growers, especially in Latin America where 192 million metric tons are produced (

Agronomy / Food Science - Event - 19.09.2019
Solutions for the future of nutritional research
Every day, we choose the food we eat and influence our health, whether consciously or not. This link between diet and health is a core concern of nutritional scientists, who met in Bern from 7 to 12 September 2019 for the 16th annual conference of the NuGO nutrigenomics association.

Agronomy / Food Science - 13.09.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 13.09.2019
Experts warn UK food safety at risk with public softened up for lower standards
There are signs that the government is trying to soften up the public for lower food standards post-Brexit, including imported chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef, a new briefing from the Food Research Collaboration has highlighted.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 10.09.2019
Climate protection thanks to agroforestry
Zurich-Reckenholz, 10.09.2019 - Producing food and feed while protecting the climate - is that possible? Yes, and agroforestry is one option, combining agriculture and wood production on the same land.

Agronomy / Food Science - 20.08.2019
10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency will be prevented by adding vitamin D to wheat flour
Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Agronomy / Food Science - 25.07.2019
Phosphorus Recycling: Switzerland as Trailblazer
Phosphorus Recycling: Switzerland as Trailblazer
In Zurich last week, some 200 experts discussed the future of the essential nutrient phosphorus. Without phosphorus, no cell, plant, or animal can function.

Agronomy / Food Science - 15.07.2019
Why urban planners should pay attention to restaurant-review sites
MIT researchers have found that online restaurant data can be used to accurately predict key socioeconomic factors for neighborhoods in China, reports the Xinhua news agency. The researchers found that "in nine Chinese cities, the presence of restaurants could effectively predict a neighborhood's daytime and nighttime population, the number of businesses and overall spending."

Agronomy / Food Science - Music - 11.07.2019
Berkeley Talks transcript: What can be done to protect pollinators
[Music: "Silver Lanyard” by Blue Dot Sessions] Anne Brice: This is Berkeley Talks, a  Berkeley News  podcast that features full-length lectures and conversations that happen at UC Berkeley.

Social Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.07.2019
Gut-friendly bush tucker bread takes off in Darwin
A superfood bread roll made with Australian native bush foods and developed by University of Queensland researchers is now on the menu at Qantas Club in Darwin.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 25.06.2019
Grassland Researchers Meet in Zurich
Switzerland is a grassland. The climate and soil provide ideal conditions for grass production, and thus for sustainable milk and meat production, whilst natural conditions are often unfavourable for arable farming. However, grass production too is facing new challenges. Despite extreme weather such as drought, the agricultural sector aims to produce top-quality forage, so that concentrate use can be reduced as much as possible.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.06.2019
To help the bees, protect the prairie
Two beekeepers tend to their hives in the Prairie Pothole Region, which extends across five Midwestern states.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 24.05.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - 20.05.2019
Improving the livelihoods of Timor-Leste livestock farmers
Improving the livelihoods of Timor-Leste livestock farmers
The lifeblood of Timor-Leste's agricultural sector - smallholder farming - is to be bolstered by collaborative University of Queensland-led research.

Agronomy / Food Science - 15.05.2019
Eating insects makes sense. So why don't we?
Eating insects makes sense. So why don’t we?
Insects are a healthy and environmentally friendly food source. But how can people in the Western world be convinced to eat them? Consuming insects is already an everyday practice for two billion people worldwide, largely in the global east and south.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.05.2019
Enabling consumers to analyze their food's DNA
Enabling consumers to analyze their food's DNA
EPFL's Digital Epidemiology Lab held its first food DNA sequencing workshop last Saturday, in association with SwissDeCode and Hackuarium.

Agronomy / Food Science - 02.05.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - 09.04.2019
UQ licenses Mexican wheat variety to bolster Australian market
A high-yield Mexican wheat variety identified by University of Queensland researchers is now available to Australian wheat farmers.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 04.04.2019
Health claims on packaging for many foods marketed to UK kids are "confusing’"
The health claims made on the product packaging for a large proportion of foods marketed to children in the UK are "confusing" and could be contributing to rising rates of childhood obesity, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood .

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 25.03.2019
Corinne Boss Takes Reins of ’Animals and Products of Animal Origin’ Competence Division at Agroscope
Corinne Boss is the new Head of Agroscope's 'Animals and Products of Animal Origin' Competence Division for Research Technology and Knowledge Transfer; in this capacity, she also becomes a Member of the Agroscope Executive Board. A biologist and official expert in animal health, Corinne Boss currently works at the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG) as a Research Scientist in the 'Products of Animal Origin and Livestock Breeding' Division.

Agronomy / Food Science - 12.03.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - 26.02.2019
Committed to Sustainable Plant Production for the Reduction of Pesticides
Vegetables and fruits are an essential part of a healthy diet - but it is these foods in particular which usually require an above-average use of plant-protection products (PPPs).

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 18.02.2019
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