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Article ID: 721071

Real texture for lab-grown meat

Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Lab-grown or cultured meat could revolutionize food production, providing a greener, more sustainable, more ethical alternative to large-scale meat production. But getting lab-grown meat from the petri dish to the dinner plate requires solving several major problems

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21-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 721066

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding, UCI study finds

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 – The next time a river overflows its banks, don’t just blame the rain clouds. Earth system scientists from the University of California, Irvine have identified another culprit: leafy plants. In a study published today in Nature Climate Change, the UCI researchers describe the emerging role of ecophysiology in riparian flooding.

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21-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Steam Technique Can Spell Doom for Citrus Weeds, Help Preserve Environment

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Steam Technique Can Spell Doom for Citrus Weeds, Help Preserve Environment

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Like many farmers nationwide, citrus growers are looking for any edge in their fight against weeds, and they’d rather use fewer chemicals to control the plants, says a University of Florida scientist. That’s because chemicals can get into groundwater, surface water and plants themselves.

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21-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Growers Should Manage Tomato Bacterial Spot While Seedlings are in Transplant Facilities

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Growers Should Manage Tomato Bacterial Spot While Seedlings are in Transplant Facilities

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

New findings from University of Florida scientists could help tomato growers nationwide in their battle against a damaging disease.

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18-Oct-2019 8:45 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720932

Crop-Improvement Lab Established with $25M USAID Grant

Cornell University

Cornell University will lead a new global crop improvement research program to advance plant breeding tools, technologies and methods aimed at delivering staple crops that can increase yields, enhance nutrition and show greater resistance to pests and diseases.

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17-Oct-2019 1:15 PM EDT
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Newswise: UK Partners With Bourbon Industry Leaders to Map White Oak Genome

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UK Partners With Bourbon Industry Leaders to Map White Oak Genome

University of Kentucky

Bourbon isn’t bourbon without the mighty white oak. Distillers have been aging bourbon in oak barrels as far back as the Roman Empire. Oak barrels give bourbon its unique caramel, vanilla, nutty and toasted flavors. Kentucky distillers rely especially on the white oak. But what if disease hits the species? How would industry professionals protect it? The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is partnering with Maker’s Mark Distillery Inc. in Loretto, Kentucky, and Independent Stave Company to research the DNA of the white oak.

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17-Oct-2019 12:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720874

How hunger makes food tastier: a neural circuit in the hypothalamus

National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS)

Why does everything taste better when we're hungry? According to new findings from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Japan, not only does food taste sweeter when our stomachs are rumbling

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16-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720864

Ag-to-energy farmland use is focus of new $2.4M grant

Cornell University

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Science Foundation have awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant to a team of Cornell University researchers who will study how agriculture-to-energy land-use conversions – putting solar panels or wind turbines on arable farmland – could impact food production, energy prices, water quality and resilience to changes in climate.

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16-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: There’s Plenty to See, Do, Learn at Everglades Research and Education Center: Nov. 7 Open House Joins Community with Faculty, Scientists and Research

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There’s Plenty to See, Do, Learn at Everglades Research and Education Center: Nov. 7 Open House Joins Community with Faculty, Scientists and Research

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Tours provide the perfect way to teach the community-at-large about the importance of agriculture. Students, residents, businesses and growers are invited to the EREC Open House for an inside look at the research of agriculture promoting sustainable foods, plants, and crops they use and come in contact with every day.

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16-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Alfalfa and potassium: It’s complicated

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Alfalfa and potassium: It’s complicated

American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

Expect a tradeoff between alfalfa yield and quality when fertilizing with potassium

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16-Oct-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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