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Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 10.09.2020

Administration - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.09.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - 01.09.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 31.08.2020
Disability disparities may be explained by obesity, smoking, physical labor
Excess body mass, smoking and manual labor explain a large proportion of disability disparities in the United States, according to a new University of Michigan study.

Agronomy / Food Science - Computer Science - 26.08.2020
UChicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering to partner in $20 million institute for farming with AI
The National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes program has announced the formation of a new institute to accelerate artificial intelligence research and agricultural innovation.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.08.2020
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Göttingen professors share their expert opinions on more sustainable nutrition
Germany's Scientific Advisory Board for Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (WBAE) submits recommendations to the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Germany's Scientific Ad

Agronomy / Food Science - 21.07.2020
"Ticino a te", bringing local produce closer to you also thanks to USI
The Osservatorio dello sviluppo territoriale (OST) (Observatory of Territorial Development), based at USI Academy of Architecture, has developed, in collaboration with Centro di Competenze Agroalimen

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.07.2020
Changes in farming urgent to rescue biodiversity
Over 360 scientists from 42 countries - led by the University of Göttingen and Westlake University China - call for transition of food production systems to agroecological principles. Humans depend on farming for their very survival but this activity takes up more than one third of the world's landmass and endangers 62% of all threatened species globally.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.07.2020
Methane emissions climb
Methane emissions climb
The pandemic has tugged carbon emissions down, temporarily. But levels of the powerful heat-trapping gas methane continue to climb, dragging the world further away from a path that skirts the worst effects of global warming.

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 13.07.2020

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.07.2020
Agroscope Publishes Study on Environmental Impacts of Drinking-Water Initiative
In an in-depth study, Agroscope analysed the possible environmental impacts of implementing the Drinking-Water Initiative. The life-cycle assessment shows that pesticide and nutrient pollution of Swiss water bodies and groundwater could be reduced. In addition, inland biodiversity could be improved slightly.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 02.07.2020
Nutrition in the days of COVID
Nutrition in the days of COVID
An interview with Prof. Hans Hauner about COVID-19 and nutritional medicine The current Corona outbreak affects nearly all aspects of medicine and of everyday life in general. In this context, questions about the importance of nutrition arise frequently; these include questions about how the right diet could protect you from contracting a COVID infection or about the influence nutrition could have on the progression of the disease.

Agronomy / Food Science - 25.06.2020
Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to 'stunned' meat, survey suggests
Significant number of Halal meat-eaters might be persuaded to switch to ’stunned’ meat, survey suggests
The UK may need to adopt the New Zealand model, which has done just that, say the researchers from the University of Bristol Vet School.

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 09.06.2020
Rewiring plant reproduction for higher seed yields
Rewiring plant reproduction for higher seed yields
Exploiting quirks in plant reproduction could boost yields in two staple crops, sorghum and cowpea, for crop farming communities in sub-Saharan Africa (SA).

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 05.06.2020
Analysis: Bangladesh has saved thousands of lives from a devastating cyclone - here’s how
Professor Ilan Kelman and Dr Bayes Ahmed (both UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction) discuss how Bangladesh's population survives cyclones through extensive messaging and preparation.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.05.2020
Staying off the murder hornet hit list
Staying off the murder hornet hit list
Experts from the Stanford-based Natural Capital Project explain the value of wild bees in our agricultural systems, especially in light of the increased risk murder hornets pose to domesticated honey bees.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 05.05.2020
Meat alternatives at the Empa restaurant
Meat alternatives at the Empa restaurant
«One Two We» is a sustainability program launched by the SV Group and WWF Switzerland. The goal is to reduce CO2 emissions of staff restaurants through sustainable food.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.05.2020
John Marzluff explores how farming, food production and wildlife can coexist in new book 'In Search of Meadowlarks'
John Marzluff explores how farming, food production and wildlife can coexist in new book ’In Search of Meadowlarks’
Farming and food production can be made more compatible with bird and wildlife conservation, says University of Washington ornithologist John Marzluff in his latest book.

Economics / Business - Agronomy / Food Science - 29.04.2020

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 28.04.2020
Eat safe: The takeaway on takeout (and other food)
In the weeks since the safer-at-home ordinance went into effect in Los Angeles, we've had to learn to do a lot of things differently.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 17.04.2020
Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Pittsburgh’s Food System
A first-of-its-kind study by a team of 19 Carnegie Mellon University students has estimated the carbon footprint of the entire food system of Allegheny County.

Economics / Business - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.04.2020

Agronomy / Food Science - 13.02.2020
Pioneering crop monitoring for food security wins Newton Prize
A new way to monitor crop production for global food security developed by scientists at UCL and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, has won the Newton Prize 2019 Chair's Award.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 10.02.2020
Post-Brexit farming should support more fruit and veg to help reduce CVD deaths
Post-Brexit farming should support more fruit and veg to help reduce CVD deaths
Earmarking more land for growing fruits and vegetables after Brexit could help to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease.

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 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 - 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.
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