Wageningen University and Research Centre

Type: Organization
Name: Wageningen University and Research Centre
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Applications invited for the HSA slaughter award

The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is now inviting applications for its prestigious 2015 Humane Slaughter Award for significant advances in the humane slaughter of farmed livestock.The award of the HAS, an independent charity that works through education, ... [Published WorldPoultry.net - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Doing JU proud

Jadavpur University is in the news in more ways than one. But the local and national  media failed to catch up with things that add feathers to the cap of one of the best universities in India. One such is recognition of a breakthrough in the arena of ... [Published The Statesman - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Daily consumption of dairy products lowers the risk of high blood pressure

Drinking milk and dairy consumption may lower your risk of high blood pressure, scientists say.Based on nine studies with 57,256 individuals and 15,367 cases of hypertension, researchers found that as total dairy, low-fat dairy and milk (just over two ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Sep 27 2014]
Entities: Dairy, Hypertension, Risk
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Entrants sought for humane slaughter award

Applications are being invited for the 2015 Humane Slaughter Award, which rewards significant advances in the humane slaughter of farmed livestock.The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA), which presents the prestigious award, works at developing high standards ... [Published Meat Process - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

New Extracellular Matrix Proteins Findings from Wageningen University Described (Genetically engineered silk-collagen-like copolymer for biomedical...

New Extracellular Matrix Proteins Findings from Wageningen University Described (Genetically engineered silk-collagen-like copolymer for biomedical applications: production, characterization and evaluation of cellular response) (Genetically ...) By a ... [Published Town Hall - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Dutch investors willing to invest in UP

that Dutch investors are willing to invest in Uttar Pradesh Netherlands Ambassador to India has suggested that Uttar Pradesh government should promote ‘ land banks’ and strengthen cooperative sector for introduction of technology in farm sector.“Around ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Netherlands shows interest in investing at UP

Netherlands has shown inclination to invest in Uttar Pradesh and train farmers in hi-tech farming. Indication to this effect was given by Ambassador of Netherlands Alphonsus Stoelinga, who said Dutch investors were keen to invest in infrastructure, power ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Drinking milk may keep your heart healthy

Drinking milk and dairy consumption may lower your risk of high blood pressure, scientists say.Malaika Arora Khan drinking milk on the sets of Disney kids chat show Captain Tiao; Photograph: Abhijit Mhamunkar "These meta-analyses indicate that there is ... [Published rediff.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

New Environmental Water Research Study Results from Wageningen University and Research Center Described (Simplifying modeling of nanoparticle...

New Environmental Water Research Study Results from Wageningen University and Research Center Described (Simplifying modeling of nanoparticle aggregation-sedimentation behavior in environmental systems: A theoretical analysis) By a News Reporter-Staff ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers at Wageningen University and Research Center Target Food Science (Insect lipid profile: aqueous versus organic solvent-based extraction...

Researchers at Wageningen University and Research Center Target Food Science (Insect lipid profile: aqueous versus organic solvent-based extraction methods) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Food Weekly News -- Investigators discuss new findings ... [Published TVNewsCheck - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Reports Outline Biotechnology Study Results from Wageningen University (Metabolic engineering of volatile isoprenoids in plants and microbes)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- Researchers detail new data in Biotechnology. According to news reporting originating in Wageningen, Netherlands, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The chemical properties and diversity of ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Reports from Wageningen University Add New Data to Findings in Environmental Botany (Caterpillar-induced plant volatiles remain a reliable signal for...

Reports from Wageningen University Add New Data to Findings in Environmental Botany ( Caterpillar -induced plant volatiles remain a reliable signal for foraging wasps during dual attack with a plant pathogen or non-host insect herbivore)By a News Reporter-Staff ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 04 2014]

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...The critic from Bloomberg said, "When you bite into the ants, they release the flavor of lemongrass. What you taste is light and citrus-y, in contrast to the edible soil you have just consumed."
The FAO has been studying entomophagy for over ten years now but even it admits, "the science of edible insects is still at a relatively pioneering stage, it boasts only a few scientists of renown." Until his death last year Dr Gene DeFoliart was one of the best-known and most-referenced...
...who are trying to sway the public to reject a big treaty that's full of legal jargon and complicated regulations, the chicken argument works. "Very often the chlorinated chicken is used as a symbol of what European citizens and consumers don't want to have as an outcome from the trade talks" she says
"It appears that dairy's nutrient-rich package may have a positive impact on health, development and performance in more ways than previously expected" Schweitzer concluded

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IFR Annual Lecture: What are your individual nu... [Published IFR - 7 hours ago]
All About Food: Dine well, young grasshopper [Published Huntington Beach Independent - 8 hours ago]
Seaweed species suggests promising nutritive value [Published AllAboutFeed.net - 18 hours ago]
New Africa-wide programme to boost seed sector [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 01 2014]
Applications invited for the HSA slaughter award [Published WorldPoultry.net - Sep 30 2014]
The buzz about entomophagy: Is eating insects m... [Published Gizmag - Sep 30 2014]
European Activists Say They Don't Want Any U.S.... [Published NPR - Sep 30 2014]
How Milk Helps Your Heart [Published NDTV - Sep 29 2014]
Doing JU proud [Published The Statesman - Sep 29 2014]
Effects of Pellet Diameter during and after Lac... [Published The Pig Site - Sep 29 2014]
Daily consumption of dairy products lowers the ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Sep 27 2014]
Entrants sought for humane slaughter award [Published Meat Process - Sep 26 2014]
Unknown rice parasite threatens harvests in Africa [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 25 2014]
Unravelling the 'landscape approach' are we on ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 25 2014]
Africa: Gate Foundation Launches Seed Programme... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 25 2014]
Cultivating a healthy food system [Published Devex - Sep 24 2014]
Fisheries conference hailed as one of best ever [Published Business Link - Sep 24 2014]
Sustainability Consortium and Product Environme... [Published Noodls - Sep 24 2014]
Is FAO opening a window for ecological farming? [Published Greenpeace news - Sep 23 2014]
Is FAO opening a window for ecological farming? [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Sep 23 2014]
Earthworms can boost crop yields by up to 25% [Published Farming Futures - Sep 23 2014]
Dairy Consumption Linked To Lower Blood Pressur... [Published Prepared Foods - Sep 22 2014]
Celebrating French-Dutch cooperation at Space [Published AllAboutFeed.net - Sep 22 2014]
U of Guelph Makes the List of Top 50 Ag Univers... [Published Farms.com - Sep 22 2014]
Africa launches programme to boost seed sector [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 21 2014]
Study Finds That Martian Soil May Be Usable for... [Published Disinformation - Sep 20 2014]
Is Martian soil actually good for farming? [Published VOX.com - Sep 20 2014]
Dutch assistance for modernising agri infrastru... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 20 2014]
Drinking Milk Daily Protects the Heart: Study [Published International Business Times India - Sep 19 2014]
Area lends Bhutan helping hand [Published Journal-Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
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Unravelling the 'landscape approach' are we on ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 25 2014]
On 17 September 2014, ILEIA co-organised a seminar on understanding the 'landscape approach'. Edith van Walsum, ILEIAs director, told the 225-strong audience about the key role of farmers in the landscape, and made a compassioned plea for family farmers ...
Is FAO opening a window for ecological farming? [Published Greenpeace news - Sep 23 2014]
It was an exciting moment for me and a small team of Greenpeace food campaigners to take part in the Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Agroecology Symposium in Rome last week. It was the first FAO event on agroecology in history. At the symposium ...
Is FAO opening a window for ecological farming? [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Sep 23 2014]
It was an exciting moment for me and a small team of Greenpeace food campaigners to take part in the Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Agroecology Symposium in Rome last week. It was the first FAO event on agroecology in history. At the symposium ...
[tt] NS 2985: End of nations: Is there an alter... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 11 2014]
NS 2985: End of nations: Is there an alternative to countries? http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329850.600-end-of-nations-is-there-an-alternative-to-countries.html * 03 September 2014 by Debora MacKenzie[Leader: "In our world beyond nations, the ...
The use of gut #organoids as a host-microbe int... [Published TNO.NL - News - Sep 11 2014]
A model system to investigate the effects of certain bacteria on the intestine is indeed proving very usable suggests a recent scientific publication by Dr. Guus Roeselers and his team in the TNO Microbiology & Systems Biology group in collaboration with ...
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