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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

Economics / Business - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.02.2019

Computer Science - Agronomy / Food Science - 30.01.2019
Using artificial intelligence to save bees
A beekeeper teamed up with the Signal Processing Laboratory 5 and a group of EPFL students to develop an app that counts the number of Varroa mites in beehives.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 17.01.2019
Stanford historian traces military’s influence on modern American nutrition
During the 20th century, the U.S. government funded research on nutrition and human physiology to address a perceived "masculinity crisis" in wartime America.

Agronomy / Food Science - 10.12.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Sport - 10.12.2018
Agricultural economist Timothy Josling dies at age 78
Timothy Josling, a professor emeritus at the former Food Research Institute known for his encyclopedic knowledge of international agricultural policy, died on Nov.

Agronomy / Food Science - Event - 06.12.2018

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.12.2018

Administration - Agronomy / Food Science - 30.11.2018

Veterinary - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.11.2018
Weight loss programme successful at tackling obesity & type 2 diabetes
Severe and medically complicated obesity can be effectively treated with a non-surgical weight management programme called Counterweight-Plus, according to a new study.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.11.2018
Researchers call for urgent action to tackle obesity epidemic
There is an urgent need for new dietary approaches and treatments to tackle the global health crisis of obesity in children and adults say experts.

Agronomy / Food Science - 30.10.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - 26.10.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - 24.10.2018

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 15.10.2018
Child health in England falling behind other European countries
A new report warns child health is lagging behind other European countries, with child mortality potentially 140% higher than other nations by 2030. The 'Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries' report, published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), and co-authored by an Imperial researcher, compares England with European and other western countries known as the EU15+.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 10.10.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - 01.10.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - 17.09.2018
Drought fodder crop takes centre stage
Drought fodder crop takes centre stage
A fast-growing legume could become a viable feed option for drought-affected cattle farmers in Australia's north.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 12.09.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 11.09.2018
Transforming the AgriFood Industry in Southwestern China
The University of Nottingham has launched a new flagship partnership with one of China's biggest feed and pig producers to help transform Southwest China's animal feed market.