Some Philadelphia schools are bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. It's part of a program that aims to provide nutritious, low-cost lunches in a setting that reinforces social niceties and communication skills.
Deutsche Welle (May 1, 2013) More and more new plant and animal species are spreading across Europe. Many have been brought into the country via freight shipments or by tourists. Among them are a population of nandus that have ... watch video
Reuters (Mar. 5, 2012) Endangered vultures in Nepal are increasing in number thanks to a so-called vulture restaurant that provides a safe place for the birds to feast on dead animals. The vulture population had been ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 10, 2015) Seafood is ubiquitous in Hong Kong, where customers often choose their fish live from a tank. But, with threatened species on the menu and fishing practices that endanger marine life, for how ... watch video
CBC (Aug. 13, 2013) Filming at sea is challenging at the best of times. But trying to film wriggling sharks on a rocking boat from another rocking boat - without losing your lunch - is a whole other ... watch video
Newsy (Aug. 10, 2015) Window cleaners in Georgia were left without lunch after a mama bear with a sweet tooth climbed through an open window of a truck and helped herself.
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AP (Dec. 9, 2013) Can plants replace chicken and eggs? Food-tech startups are bringing Silicon Valley-style innovation to a food system they say harms the environment, animals and human health. (Dec. ... watch video
Nov. 23, 2015 Maintaining the shape of the cell, creating proper internal structure, guiding organelles and pulling chromosomes apart during mitosis are some of the important functions of the cytoskeleton. The ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Ticks can transmit various diseases to people and animals. Some well-known diseases spread by ticks include tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and Lyme disease. Researchers are ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 A microscopic marine alga is thriving in the North Atlantic to an extent that defies scientific predictions, suggesting swift environmental change as a result of increased ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Periods of high extinction on Earth, rather than evolutionary adaptations, may have been a key driver in the diversification of amniotes (today's dominant land vertebrates, ... read more
Nov. 17, 2014 You can offer young children healthier food choices in the elementary school cafeteria, but will they actually put it on their trays and eat it? Probably not, suggests a new ... read more
Nov. 7, 2014 Approximately 60% of the more than 50 million public elementary and secondary education students obtain a substantial portion of their daily calories from school lunches. The 2012–2013 National ... read more
July 21, 2014 Seventy percent of elementary school leaders nationwide reported that students generally like the healthier school lunches that rolled out in fall 2012, according to a first-of-its-kind American ... read more