Deutsche Welle (July 21, 2013) Meat production is expensive and environmentally unfriendly. Could vegetarian meat be an alternative? Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging, the IVV in ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 20, 2015) A new report from nutritional experts says Americans eat too much meat. But there could be big agricultural problems if demand for meat decreases.
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AFP (Nov. 17, 2015) Once a luxury, meat is now a growing staple in the diets of millions of Indonesians - who don't seem to worry much about the possible environmental damage linked to the meat industry.
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AFP (Oct. 26, 2015) New York fans of charcuterie were unperturbed on Monday by UN warnings that processed meat increases the risk of cancer, hoping that they can stay healthy by only having the delicacy as a ... watch video
Nov. 25, 2015 What doesn't kill you could cure you. A growing interest in the therapeutic value of animal venom has led data scientists to create the first catalog of known animal toxins ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 In bats, Toll-like receptors, the first-line defense mechanism against invading pathogens, are different from other mammals. This suggests that the way bats recognize certain ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Researchers have compiled the most complete look to date of the evolutionary family tree of cardiid bivalves. Bivavles include clams, oysters, cockles, mussels, scallops and numerous other organisms ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Droughts could kill off the tallest trees in tropical rainforests in coming decades, a study suggests. Over a 13-year period, researchers carried out fieldwork to assess the ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 From an evolutionary perspective, it happened almost overnight. In less than 800 years Yakutian horses adapted to the extremely cold temperatures found in the environments of eastern Siberia. The ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Urban environments struggle with contaminated water running off, causing pollution and algal blooms. In response, cities often use natural landscapes of soil, grasses, and ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Fruit fly windpipes are much more like human blood vessels than the entryway to human lungs. To create that intricate network, fly embryonic cells must sprout "fingers" and ... read more
Oct. 27, 2015 Researchers have evaluated the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat. They classified the consumption of red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans, based on limited ... read more
June 12, 2014 Men who regularly eat moderate amounts of processed red meat such as cold cuts (ham/salami) and sausage may have an increased risk of heart failure incidence and a greater risk of death from heart ... read more
Mar. 7, 2013 Anyone who eats over 40 grams a day of sausage products or other kinds of processed meat is asking for trouble: The risk of mortality increases by 18 percent for every 50 grams of processed meat per ... read more