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
AP (Aug. 1, 2016) McDonalds said Monday its eliminating some unpalatable ingredients from its most popular menu items. That includes making Chicken McNuggets and other items without artificial preservatives, and ... 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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Oct. 20, 2016 Large swaths of DNA and its lesser-known cousin RNA are dotted by chemical tags that act like Post-It notes, providing additional instructions to the underlying genetic code. ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Research has found that a natural compound isolated from onions, onionin A (ONA), has several anti-ovarian cancer properties. This discovery is a result of research on the ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 To take shape, to move and to reproduce, cells need internal scaffolding composed of slender filaments known as microtubules. Before the cell can use microtubules for these and other essential ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Grauer's gorilla, which is confined to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is now Critically Endangered, according to a new study. This is the first analysis of the Grauer's gorilla population ... read more
Oct. 13, 2016 Researchers investigated how the nutritional content of National School Lunch Program entrées chosen by students varied across different socioeconomic and demographic groups and impacted their ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 With back-to-school season in full swing, imagine this: Your child orders lunch via computer and gets a little message saying he or she needs to add more nutritious food groups. That combination ... 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