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Fresh Milk, Off the Grid

May 19, 2015 — Milk preservation depends upon refrigeration and boiling, but in developing countries these methods are costly and often impractical due to the sporadic availability of continuous electricity. New ... read more

Apr. 20, 2015 — Anew yogurt with high protein content and higher satiating capacity has been developed, opening up an alternative in the design of new nutritional control strategies. One researcher involved says ... read more

Apr. 17, 2015 — Scientists investigated whether stomach ulcers in cattle are related to the presence of certain bacteria. For their study, they analyzed bacteria present in healthy and ulcerated cattle stomachs and ... read more

Use of Insects in Animal Feed Seen as Favorable by Farmers, Sector and Consumers

Apr. 15, 2015 — The attitudes towards the use of insects in animal feed and resulting livestock products are generally favorable, so has recent scientific research shown. The use of insects in animal feed is one ... read more

New Piece in the 'French Paradox' Diet and Health Puzzle: Cheese Metabolism

Apr. 8, 2015 — Figuring out why the French have low cardiovascular disease rates despite a diet high in saturated fats has spurred research and many theories to account for this phenomenon known as the 'French ... read more

Apr. 1, 2015 — Beef on our plates is one of the biggest climate villains, but that does not mean we have to adopt a vegan diet to reach climate goals. Research results of a new study show that adopting a diet in ... read more

Percentage of Children Eating Fast Food on a Given Day Drops

Mar. 30, 2015 — A lower percentage of children are eating fast food on any given day and calories consumed by children from burger, pizza and chicken fast food restaurants also has dropped, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 19, 2015 — Researchers have developed a nanotechnology platform that positively identifies mastitis in dairy cattle earlier and for less cost than current technologies on the market. Mastitis is the most common ... read more

Dairy Industry Making Strides Toward Reducing Its Carbon Footprint

Mar. 18, 2015 — Agricultural greenhouse gases (GHG) make up 8.1% of total U.S. GHG emissions. The dairy cattle farming industry is being challenged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining or increasing ... read more

Mar. 16, 2015 — Human babies appear to need more of a nutritional boost from breast-milk proteins than do infants of one of their closest primate relatives, suggests a study comparing human milk with the milk of ... read more

Mar. 12, 2015 — High-tech gas sensing capsules that can send data from inside the gut direct to a mobile phone have been developed by scientists, opening new possibilities for diagnosis, treatment and health ... read more

Mar. 9, 2015 — A new study of nearly 2,000-year-old livestock teeth show that early herders from northern Africa could have traveled past Kenya's Lake Victoria on their way to southern Africa because the area ... read more

Researchers Monitor for Next Novel Influenza Strain

Mar. 3, 2015 — While flu season starts to die down, researchers are diligently monitoring for the next novel influenza virus by monitoring swine influenza viruses. The work is starting with swine in the field. ... read more

Pigs Can Regulate Sulfur Retention When Distillers Dried Grains Are Included in Diet

Feb. 19, 2015 — Distillers dried grains with solubles, a co-product of the ethanol industry, is becoming a more common ingredient in swine diets. However, distillers dried grains with solubles can be high in sulfur, ... read more

Minimizing 'False Positives' Key to Vaccinating Against Bovine TB

Feb. 19, 2015 — New diagnostic tests are needed to make vaccination against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB) viable and the number of false positives from these tests must be below 15 out of every 10,000 cattle ... read more

Making a Better Wound Dressing, With Fish Skin

Feb. 11, 2015 — With a low price tag and mild flavor, tilapia has become a staple dinnertime fish for many Americans. Now it could have another use: helping to heal our wounds. Scientists have shown that a protein ... read more

Cow Immune System Inspires Potential New Therapies

Feb. 6, 2015 — To help people with hormone deficiencies, scientists have developed a potential new therapy based on an unlikely model: immune molecules from ... read more

Organic, Conventional Milk: Comparing Apples to Apples?

Jan. 20, 2015 — Consumers perceive that organic cow milk differs from conventionally produced milk and that these differences justify the premium price for organic milk. In a new review, researchers in New Zealand ... read more

Jan. 20, 2015 — The impacts of bison overcrowding at Grand Canyon National Park are being studied by a group of university studients. Officials will include student's research findings in the environmental ... read more

New Salmonella Serotype Discovered

Jan. 16, 2015 — A new serotype of the salmonella bacteria has been discovered by Texan researchers. Because convention calls for a new serotype to be named after the city in which it is discovered, this one will be ... read more

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