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Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
13.12.2017
UW project seeks sustainable blueprint for hydropower dams
UW project seeks sustainable blueprint for hydropower dams
In the Pacific Northwest, the conversation about hydroelectric dams is complicated: Dams hamper the natural migration of salmon, yet they are an important source of cheap, renewable energy for the region.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
11.12.2017
Lifespan research examines the impact of childhood disease on adult health
YCCI's renewed CTSA grant award allows Yale to continue its leadership in cutting-edge areas of research.
Agronomy/Food Science - Careers/Employment
08.12.2017
From Paris to Penn, Pursuing a Culinary Passion
From Paris to Penn, Pursuing a Culinary Passion
Rachel Prokupek was rolling out pastry two years ago, pursuing a culinary degree at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.
Agronomy/Food Science - Astronomy
08.12.2017
Life Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
04.12.2017
Managing the microbes - the key to solving the global nitrogen crisis
Experts from the UK and Brazil have joined forces to address the challenges and opportunities for agricultural nitrogen science in Florianopolis, Brazil. In the first meeting of its kind 24 leading experts from the UK and Brazil came together to find practical, low cost solutions that make more effective use of nitrogen (N) inputs in agriculture, while attempting to decrease N pollution losses to the environment either to the atmosphere or through the soil.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
01.12.2017
African protected area saving endangered megafauna
African protected area saving endangered megafauna
One of Africa's last remaining wilderness areas is in good shape and could potentially support 50,000 elephants and 1000 lions, a University of Queensland-led study has found.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
30.11.2017
EU payments to farmers fail to deliver on competitiveness and sustainability
EU payments to farmers fail to deliver on competitiveness and sustainability
Over 40 billion euro is given annually to European agriculture as direct payments under the Common Agricultural Policy.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
30.11.2017
EU direct payments fail to deliver on competitiveness and sustainability
EU direct payments fail to deliver on competitiveness and sustainability
Over 40 billion euro is given annually to European agriculture as direct payments under the Common Agricultural Policy.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
27.11.2017
Switzerland’s international environmental performance review: mixed results
Bern, 27.11.2017 - The OECD's 3rd Environmental Performance Review of Switzerland shows that despite progress, Switzerland still has a very high environmental impact.
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.11.2017
Oral health impact of sugar-sweetened beverages overlooked
New research on sugar-sweetened beverages reveals one in seven adolescents is drinking more than two cups a day, and is two to three times more likely to have oral health problems than those who don't drink the beverages.
Agronomy/Food Science
23.11.2017
Mindfulness training shows promise for maintaining weight loss
Can mindfulness training help overweight people shed pounds and keep them off?  McGill University researchers surveyed the growing body of studies investigating that question, and came away encouraged.
Agronomy/Food Science - Environment/Sustainable Development
21.11.2017
’Food’ cut into wheat that could make a million pasta packets
Crop mapping plans have taken a back seat to this 'agwork' to focus attention on the Sydney Institute of Agriculture's key message as part of the inaugural National Agriculture Day, which is focussed on all things food.
Agronomy/Food Science - Environment/Sustainable Development
21.11.2017
Food the focus for National Agriculture Day
Crop mapping plans have taken a back seat to this 'agwork' to focus attention on the Sydney Institute of Agriculture's key message as part of the inaugural National Agriculture Day, which is focussed on all things food.
Agronomy/Food Science - Life Sciences
20.11.2017
Business/Economics - Agronomy/Food Science
20.11.2017
The Brexit hit to living standards
The referendum vote is already costing UK households according to a Nottingham economist. Ahead of Wednesday's Budget the first detailed analysis of how the Brexit vote has impacted inflation, wages and living standards, has been released.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
14.11.2017
Hidden nitrate pollution beneath our feet threatens water supplies worldwide
Hidden nitrate pollution beneath our feet threatens water supplies worldwide
Researchers have found vast quantities of nitrate are stored in the rocky layer between our soils and the water table Researchers have quantified for the first time the long term threat to global drinking water posed by agricultural pollution trapped in the rocks beneath our feet. In a paper published , researchers from the British Geological Survey (BGS) and Lancaster University show that vast quantities of nitrate are stored in the rocky layer between our soils and the water table.
Innovation/Technology - Agronomy/Food Science
09.11.2017
Agronomy/Food Science - Environment/Sustainable Development
08.11.2017
Ghana's pineapple farmers need more intensive training
Ghana’s pineapple farmers need more intensive training
Research news Simple technologies can be learned effectively through imitation, while complex methods require professional training.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
08.11.2017
5 ways to deal with diabetes in women
University of Sydney researchers offer their expert advice on managing and preventing diabetes, leading up to World Diabetes Day 2017.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
07.11.2017
From formula to field
After hours of hiking deep into the thick rainforest of Madagascar, Akshaya Annapragada finally reached the group's destination-a tiny village of wood and grass buildings.
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.11.2017
Serving water with school lunches could prevent child, adult obesity
Serving water with school lunches could prevent child, adult obesity
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Encouraging children to drink plain water with their school lunches could prevent more than half a million youths in the U.S. from becoming overweight or obese, and trim the medical costs and indirect societal costs associated with these problems by more than $13 billion, a new study suggests.
Life Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
31.10.2017
Flour power to boost food security
Flour power to boost food security
The discovery of genes that determine the yield of flour from wheat could increase milling yield, boosting food security and producing a healthier flour. University of Queensland researchers believe the discovery could increase the amount of flour produced from wheat by as much as 10 per cent. Wheat - the leading temperate climate crop - provides 20 per cent of the total calories and proteins consumed worldwide.
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
27.10.2017
Vegetable intake a serious problem 50 years on
Diet will become the number one modifiable factor for disease and death, overtaking cigarettes, experts warn as Australia reflects on the golden anniversary of dietetics, which started at Sydney.
Agronomy/Food Science - Environment/Sustainable Development
25.10.2017
Changing the face of Indian farming
Changing the face of Indian farming
Indian agriculture is expected to feed a growing and increasingly urbanised population. But if everyone wants to move to towns and cities, who is left to farm the land? The farming is left to the older women - the mothers and sometimes the grandmothers.
Agronomy/Food Science - Environment/Sustainable Development
24.10.2017
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.10.2017
Reducing salt in restaurant food: Some progress made but more needed
ANN ARBOR-Restaurants are reducing sodium in some newer items on their menus, but when it comes to existing fare and use of sodium overall there has been little change, according to research led by the University of Michigan.
Physics/Materials Science - Agronomy/Food Science
17.10.2017
'Floating food' invention could start new culinary craze
’Floating food’ invention could start new culinary craze
'Floating food' invention could start new culinary craze Floating food could be the next culinary craze thanks to a new invention that levitates, transports and delivers food and drink directly onto your tongue. Scientists at the University of Sussex have, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, created a contactless food-delivery system that uses ultrasound to float taste sensations from the kitchen to the mouth.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
16.10.2017
Research in Nicaragua inspires career path for recent YSPH graduate
Before she even received her diploma, Cara Safon's research was already having an impact. A study that she conducted while still an M.P.H. student at the Yale School of Public Health led to two published peer-reviewed articles on breastfeeding practices in León, Nicaragua.   Safon entered the program knowing she wanted to pursue research on maternal-child health, and began seeking out research opportunities in the field.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
16.10.2017
Now's not the time for
Now’s not the time for "my country first" thinking if we’re to get on with our global problems
Now's not the time for "my country first" thinking if we're to get on with our global problems By Professor Joseph Alcamo The political winds around the world are blowing stronger and stronger towards a “my country first” attitude of protectionism, isolationism and nationalism.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
16.10.2017
U. of I. nutrition scientist Sharon Donovan elected to National Academy of Medicine
U. of I. nutrition scientist Sharon Donovan elected to National Academy of Medicine
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Sharon M. Donovan , a professor of nutrition and the Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair in Nutrition and Health at the University of Illinois , was elected today (Oct.
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
16.10.2017
3 tips to being supermarket savvy
Food is big business. From paddock to plate and everything in between, Dr Alana Mann discusses the mega industry that is food and how it isn't free from politics in the latest episode of Open for Discussion .
Agronomy/Food Science
11.10.2017
Street marshal scheme aims to make Brighton safer and quieter at night
Street marshal scheme aims to make Brighton safer and quieter at night
Street marshal scheme aims to make Brighton safer and quieter at night Marshals have taken to the streets of Brighton three nights each week as part of the University of Sussex's Street Wise scheme.
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.10.2017
Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades
Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades
The world will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by 2022, according to a new study by Imperial College London and WHO.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
10.10.2017
Lift less, gain more
Lift less, gain more
The belief that lifting heavy weights is necessary to build muscles is being challenged by University of Queensland researchers. UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences researcher Charlie Davids said resistance training at low loads with blood flow restriction (BFR) has been shown to increase muscle size and strength.
Agronomy/Food Science - Psychology
06.10.2017
Change behaviors by changing perception of normal
In a study, people ate less meat and conserved more water when they thought those behaviors reflected how society is changing. The findings could point to new ways of encouraging other behavior changes. Whether it be for the environment, one's health or other important causes, convincing people to adopt new or uncommon behaviors can be difficult.
Agronomy/Food Science
03.10.2017
Life Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
29.09.2017
Having cows put proteins into milk, not waste, is researcher’s goal
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has hired a new investigator to look into the case of the misplaced protein.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
28.09.2017
Imperial start-up helps coffee farmers cope with climate change
Imperial start-up helps coffee farmers cope with climate change
An Imperial start-up is helping farmers in the tropics boost their crops in the face of climate change.
Agronomy/Food Science - Life Sciences
27.09.2017
New food and agriculture not as we know it
The National Farmers' Federation launched the Sydney Institute of Agriculture with director Professor Alex McBratney, calling for a New Agriculture to address noble and global challenges while giving consumers what they want.
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
25.09.2017
Researchers explore prominence of weight and race in Super Bowl ads
Thin is not always in when it comes to promoting food, drink, and other products during The Big Game, according to a new Yale study that examines weight and race in Super Bowl advertisements.
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
20.09.2017
New network will pool nutrition expertise to tackle global health problems
New network will pool nutrition expertise to tackle global health problems
Keeping the growing global population healthy means not only boosting food production, but balancing our nutritional needs in line with our health.
Sport Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
20.09.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
18.09.2017
Yale experts explain what parents should know about pediatric obesity
Contrary to what many people think, childhood obesity  doesn't just happen if a child eats too much and exercises too little.
Life Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
15.09.2017
Research to help boost food production to feed the world
ANU will help to boost food production to feed a rapidly growing world population as part of a major international research collaboration supported by tens of millions of dollars in new funding.
Agronomy/Food Science - Life Sciences
15.09.2017
The time is ripe to transform agriculture and feed the world
The time is ripe to transform agriculture and feed the world
Dr Elizabete Carmo-Silva and Professor Martin Parry are part of the multinational team carrying out transformative work to increase yields of food crops for farmers worldwide through Realizing Increa
Agronomy/Food Science
15.09.2017
Sleep routine used to shape training for rugby league athletes
Sleep routine used to shape training for rugby league athletes
Junior rugby league players go to bed later than their senior counterparts and are therefore at risk of burning the candle at both ends if this isn't considered in their routine. PhD student Johnpaul Caia from The University of Queensland's School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has been comparing the sleep patterns of junior and senior Brisbane Broncos, with a view to high performance implications.
Astronomy - Agronomy/Food Science
14.09.2017
Diet tracker in space
Diet tracker in space
Whether you are on a diet or just want to be healthier, you might be one of those millions of people around the planet who use a mobile app to track everything you eat.
Life Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
01.09.2017
Partnership reinforces UQ Gatton as Australian animal and agriculture research hub
Global US food and animal safety company Neogen Corporation is establishing an animal genomics facility at The University of Queensland Gatton campus in a move that will reinforce UQ's capacity to support the livestock industry and animal breeders.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Agronomy/Food Science
30.08.2017
Extreme droughts projected to increase in Jordan
Jordan is among the world's most water-poor nations, and a new, comprehensive analysis of regional drought and land-use changes in upstream Syria suggests the conditions could get significantly worse.
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