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Article ID: 714449

Texas Tech Celebrates Funding, Legislative Approval for School of Veterinary Medicine

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University System officials today (June 17) recognized all who played a part in helping secure funding from the Texas Legislature that will help establish the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine, a first for the State of Texas in more than a century.

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17-Jun-2019 11:20 AM EDT

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Newswise: What is biofumigation and the connection to soil health?

Article ID: 710863

What is biofumigation and the connection to soil health?

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Crops like mustard, cabbages, can help heal infected soils

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17-Jun-2019 8:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Farming Sea Cucumbers

Article ID: 714408

Farming Sea Cucumbers

Wildlife Conservation Society

The dried body wall of sea cucumber is a valuable marine export commodity in Papua New Guinea (PNG), but overfishing led the National Fisheries Authority (NFA) to impose a moratorium on the fishery in October 2009.

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14-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 714375

Texas A&M corn breeder looking to build a better bourbon

Texas A&M AgriLife

Dr. Seth Murray may have more than a casual interest in National Bourbon Day on June 14.

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13-Jun-2019 6:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Combination of SNAP and WIC improves food security, ISU study finds

Article ID: 714284

Combination of SNAP and WIC improves food security, ISU study finds

Iowa State University

Forty million Americans, including 6.5 million children, are food insecure. New research shows the combination of food assistance programs SNAP and WIC compared to SNAP alone increases food security by at least 2 percentage points and potentially as much as 24 percentage points.

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12-Jun-2019 11:30 AM EDT

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Article ID: 714250

Large summer 'dead zone' forecast for Chesapeake Bay after wet winter and spring

University of Michigan

Ecologists from the University of Michigan and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are forecasting a large Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2019 due to well-above-average river flows associated with increased rainfall in the watershed since last fall.

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12-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Sensory research digs deep to understand why people like potatoes

Article ID: 714274

Sensory research digs deep to understand why people like potatoes

Kansas State University

Sensory analysis research is uncovering what people like about various potato varieties. The findings will help restaurants and food producers make potato-based foods that better align with consumer expectations and desires.

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12-Jun-2019 9:50 AM EDT
Newswise: Study Aims to Use Orange Peels for Something Useful: Better Heart Health

Article ID: 714273

Study Aims to Use Orange Peels for Something Useful: Better Heart Health

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Yu Wang, an assistant professor of food science and human nutrition at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, part of the USDA. With the award, Wang plans to lead a research team to ensure extracts from orange peels improve the gut’s ability to stave off fatty linings in your arteries.

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12-Jun-2019 9:30 AM EDT

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