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Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 07.09.2018
Shoppers could be left in the dark about hazardous hormone-treated beef
Shoppers could be left in the dark about hazardous hormone-treated beef
As the UK prepares to leave the EU, there are signs that some government ministers would be willing to sacrifice food standards to win trade agreements with non-EU states such as the USA.

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 29.08.2018
Field days in Columbia County showcase agricultural science at UW-Madison
Three mobile bleachers held a capacity crowd as soil science professor Carrie Laboski elaborated on a down-to-earth study on fertilizer management.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 29.08.2018
Are trees on farms the future for the timber industry?
Are trees on farms the future for the timber industry?
A multi-disciplinary research team is developing new models for growing trees on farms to help meet the needs of landholders, investors and the timber industry.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 28.08.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 21.08.2018

Innovation - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.08.2018
UQ spin-out wins $3 million investment for disease-resistant crop technology
UQ spin-out wins $3 million investment for disease-resistant crop technology
Farmers across the world could soon access disease-resistant crops using technology discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland after Brisbane start-up Nexgen Plants secured $3 million in investor backing.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.08.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 06.08.2018

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.08.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 02.08.2018
Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals
Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals
The BDA has called for sweeping changes to food marketing and product formulation, as new research by Cardiff University reveals the extent of misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals aimed at children.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 01.08.2018
Agricultural sciences at TU Munich on the rise
Agricultural sciences at TU Munich on the rise
Campus news The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is setting new trends in agricultural sciences: Under the leitmotif of digitalization, the "World Agricultural Systems Center - Hans Eisenmann-Foru

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 31.07.2018
The Obesity Collective: new joint initiative to tackle the crisis
University of Sydney partners with a coalition of researchers, health professionals, government and private sector representatives, campaigners, non-profits and consumers to transform the way we think and act on obesity.

Administration - Agronomy / Food Science - 24.07.2018
The clock is ticking for UK food security unless a deal is done, says new report
A careless Brexit poses significant risks to food flows into and out of the UK, say experts.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 24.07.2018

Administration - Agronomy / Food Science - 23.07.2018
The clock is ticking for UK food security unless a deal is done, says new report
The clock is ticking for UK food security unless a deal is done, says new report
The clock is ticking for UK food security unless a deal is done, says new report Amidst all the political uncertainties, the clock is ticking for UK food security.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 13.07.2018
Shanghai
ESA Space in Images The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over Shanghai, China. One of the most populous cities in the world and home to over 24 million people, the city is visible in the lower right of the image just above the Yangtze River mouth. As a significant global financial centre it is also the site of the world's busiest container ports because of its strategic location on the Yangtze River delta.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 13.07.2018
Shanghai, China
Shanghai, China
The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over Shanghai, China. One of the most populous cities in the world and home to over 24 million people, the city is visible in the lower right of the image just above the Yangtze River mouth.

Art and Design - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.07.2018
11 UCLA alumni featured in the Hammer Museum’s ’Made in L.A. 2018’
The Hammer Museum at UCLA's "Made in L.A. 2018" has been receiving rave reviews as a showcase for artists from the greater Los Angeles area.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 09.07.2018
The time for a sugar tax is now
The time for a sugar tax is now
As a federal election looms, now is the time for coordinated, strategic and innovative action to improve Australia's health according to the authors of a Perspective article published in the Medical Journal of Australia today.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 06.07.2018

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 27.06.2018
War, lack of democracy and urbanisation contribute to double burden of malnutrition in adolescents in developing countries
A new study from the University of Warwick blames macro-level factors for the double burden of malnutrition among adolescents in developing countries. The double burden of malnutrition refers to the coexistence of undernutrition along with overweight and obesity, or diet-related noncommunicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes.

Agronomy / Food Science - 22.06.2018

Career - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.06.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 14.06.2018
Key ocean fish can prevail with changes to farmed fish, livestock diets
Key ocean fish can prevail with changes to farmed fish, livestock diets
Anchovies, herring, sardines and other forage fish play an essential role in the food web as prey for seabirds, marine mammals and larger fish like salmon. When ground into fishmeal and oil, they are also a key food source for farmed seafood and land-based livestock such as pigs and poultry. As seafood consumption outpaces the growth of other food sectors and continues to grow worldwide, farmed seafood - also called aquaculture - has increased rapidly to meet consumer demand.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.06.2018
Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving
When fat and carbohydrates are combined in a single food they are more rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone, a Yale-led study published June 14 in the journal Cell Metabolism shows.

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 07.06.2018
No grain self-sufficiency in China without changes to land policies
If China is to achieve its target of 95% grain self-sufficiency by 2030 it will need to restrict the conversion of arable land to other uses say researchers from McGill. This may prove challenging in a country with a population of almost 1.4 billion, but with just under 13% of arable land, close to half of which is suffering from soil degradation.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 31.05.2018
A sweet tooth can be taxing
A tax on sweetened drinks would save $666 million in oral health costs over a decade, a study by The University of Queensland has found. Led by Dr Marcin Sowa of UQ's Centre for Business and Economics of Health , the study is the first to explore the effects of a sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) tax on oral health in Australia.

Agronomy / Food Science - 17.05.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 16.05.2018
Cream of the crop: top agriculture expert to join UQ
Cream of the crop: top agriculture expert to join UQ
The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 11.05.2018
Workshop explores intertwined future of food production, water, and climate
Workshop explores intertwined future of food production, water, and climate
There is little doubt that the Earth's rapidly changing climate will have a significant impact on agriculture around the world.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.05.2018

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.05.2018
Agroecology: a better alternative in Sub-Saharan Africa
Agroecology: a better alternative in Sub-Saharan Africa
Agroecology is a better alternative than large-scale agriculture, both for the climate and for small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to researcher Ellinor Isgren from Lund University in Sweden.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.05.2018
Improvements needed in end of life care
A study looking at the personal perceptions and experiences of patients, families and healthcare professionals has highlighted the need for improvement in symptom management for end of life care. The analysis by the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre and the School of Healthcare Sciences at Cardiff University has identified several areas of treatment which were often perceived as sub-optimally managed by healthcare professionals, including; pain, breathing difficulties, nutrition, and hydration.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 26.04.2018
Art and science installation to develop new genetically diverse chicken for Africa
Image credit: Koen Vanmechelen A unique initiative to launch the world's 'most intriguing' poultry facility is bringing together art and science in a bid to develop disease-resistant, climate-resilient chickens to improve nutrition and income for farmers in East Africa.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.04.2018
Redefining the preconception period
New research published in The Lancet this week and co-authored by Professor Lucilla Poston CBE , shows that the diet and lifestyle of both parents before conception plays a key role in the long-term health of their children.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 17.04.2018
Healthy habits during pregnancy not enough
Changing diet and lifestyle during pregnancy is too little and too late to reduce the risk of major complications, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

Agronomy / Food Science - Earth Sciences - 30.03.2018
Agricultural fires can double Delhi pollution during peak burning season
It's become a deadly autumn tradition in northern India: after the rains of the late summer monsoon subside, farmers set fires to their fields to clear stubble after the harvest and send choking smoke rolling across the countryside.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 26.03.2018
Qantas flight heralds second stage of research partnership
Researchers at the Charles Perkins Centre have collaborated with Qantas to transform air travel health and wellbeing, ahead of the airline's first Perth to London flight that departed Australia on Saturday.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.03.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 22.03.2018

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.03.2018

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.03.2018
Genomic selection, microbiota, development of methanisation, nutrition... INRA and India strengthen ties
Genomic selection, microbiota, development of methanisation, nutrition... INRA and India strengthen ties
From 9-15 March 2018, on the occasion of the French President's visit to India, accompanied by the Minister of Research and Philippe Mauguin, President of INRA, several draft agreements were signed with a view to strengthening cooperation with France's Indian partners.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 19.03.2018
Yale Medicine ’D’-bunks common vitamin D myths
You may have heard every vitamin D myth under the sun-so many, in fact, that you might be at the point of throwing your hands up in the air in frustration.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 14.03.2018
Agroscope Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Global Seed Vault
Agroscope Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Global Seed Vault
Changins, 14.03.2018 - Agroscope went to Svalbard, Norway, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Global Plant Seed Vault, where over a million seed varieties from all around the world are stored in duplicate.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.03.2018
Weight plays a role in menopause age
Being underweight or overweight could affect the age at which women experience menopause, a University of Queensland study has found.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.03.2018
Weight plays a role in menopause age
Being underweight or overweight could affect the age at which women experience menopause, a University of Queensland study has found.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 08.03.2018
Why we need to make room for food
Every year we lose two million hectares of land to urban sprawl. With Sydney's property market booming, an expert panel explained why we need to make room for the production of nutritious food.

Agronomy / Food Science - Law - 08.03.2018
BBQ Standoff: Why We Need An Agreed Measurement System
For centuries, people have cheated in commerce. In response, society has created systems that enable fair trade for all.