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
Sep. 1, 2015 Social interaction could be the mechanism that allows animals living in groups to synchronize their activities, whether it's huddling for warmth or offering protection from ... read more
Sep. 1, 2015 A colonial jellyfish-like species, Nanomia bijuga, employs a sophisticated, multi-jet propulsion system for swimming that is based on an elegant division of labor among young ... read more
Sep. 1, 2015 Prehistoric 'sanctuary' regions where New Zealand seabirds survived early human hunting have been documented by scientists. The researchers reconstructed the population histories for prehistoric New ... read more
Sep. 1, 2015 Here's another discovery to bolster the case for medical marijuana: new research in mice suggests that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, may delay the rejection of incompatible ... read more
Sep. 1, 2015 A newly published research study that combines effects of warming temperatures from climate change with stream acidity projects average losses of around 10 percent of stream habitat for coldwater ... 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