Wageningen University and Research Centre

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Name: Wageningen University and Research Centre
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Rheology as a design tool for novel food concepts

Author: Leonard M. C. Sagis and Elke Scholten, Physics and Physical Chemistry of Food, Wageningen University Leonard M. C. Sagis, Physics and Physical Chemistry of Food, Wageningen UniversityThe rheological properties of food products are very important ... [Publicerad New Food Magazine - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Breakthrough in the understanding of plant growth, development

Plants grow through cell division, cell elongation and differentiation of cells within tissues. These processes provide the structure of the plant. At the same time, plants can react very quickly to stimuli: the shoot bends towards light, and roots ... [Publicerad AgProfessional - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Multi-responsive ionic liquid emulsions stabilized by microgels

aLaboratory of Physical Chemistry and Colloid Science, Wageningen University, Dreijenplein 6, 6703 HB Wageningen, The NetherlandsE-mail: joris.sprakel@wur.nlbFaculty of Science and Technology, Sustainable Process and Technology Group, Green Energy Initiative, ... [Publicerad RSC - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wageningen University - Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals

Release date- 28082014 - Researchers from Wageningen UR, together with colleagues from the University of Leiden, Eindhoven University of Technology and Radboud University Nijmegen, have successfully developed an artificial virus.... ... [Publicerad Street Sweeper - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

New model predicts patients with type 1 diabetes who will go on to develop major complications -- ScienceDaily

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) presents a new model for predicting which patients with type 1 diabetes will go on to develop major complications, through easily and routinely ... [Publicerad DailyMe.Com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Model to forecast type 1 diabetes outcomes could improve daily practice, clinical trials

Researchers in the Netherlands have developed a model using prognostic criteria that could provide a means for determining severe outcomes for patients with type 1 diabetes , according to research published in Diabetologia .Routinely-measured risk factors ... [Publicerad Orthopedics Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

A chicken is the tip of the iceberg

This morning, I heard a news item on the radio about Italian adventurer Alex Bellini, who announced that he will live on an iceberg for a full year in 2015. His objective is to highlight climate change."Let's hope it doesn't melt!", "Daily Mail online" ... [Publicerad WorldPoultry.net - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Artificial virus improves delivery of new generations of pharmaceuticals

By Wageningen University - Researchers from Wageningen UR, together with colleagues from the University of Leiden, Eindhoven University of Technology and Radboud University Nijmegen, have successfully developed an artificial virus.This virus can potentially ... [Publicerad Health Canal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

'Enough Is Enough' When It Comes to the Food Security Debate

Jeff Simmons, President of Elanco, says we're on a fast-track to a crisis and a global shortage of basic foods such as meat, milk and eggs."Today, we are meeting global egg demand by adding hens. On this path, hen numbers will need to double to more than ... [Publicerad Indiana Prairie Farmer - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wageningen University - Crambe could be an even better oil crop thanks to gene technology

Release date- 22082014 - It is possible to apply genetic modification to the crop crambe so it meets market demands and takes into account what modern society wants.... ... [Publicerad Town Hall - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Engineering Findings from Wageningen University Described (Assessment of pleiotropic transcriptome perturbations in Arabidopsis engineered for...

New Engineering Findings from Wageningen University Described (Assessment of pleiotropic transcriptome perturbations in Arabidopsis engineered for indirect insect defence) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Life Science Weekly -- Investigators publish ... [Publicerad Wall Street Business Network - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 4 reports

Scientists develop a tomato plant that can grow all night

It could be a tomato game-changer: Scientists have discovered a gene that would allow commercial tomato plants to tolerate 24 hours of light a day.In theory, more light exposure means more energy production for the plant, so the discovery could lead to ... [Publicerad Los Angeles Times - Aug 06 2014]

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They conclude: "A prognostic model is now available to assess the absolute risk of major outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes. The prognostic model may be useful for providing individual risk estimates of major outcomes. The risk estimates can guide surveillance recommendations, inform patients and allow efficient design and analysis of clinical trials."
"Sheila is widely acknowledged as a world-class expert in sustainability. Her vast experience advising businesses on sustainability strategy and her knowledge of the marketplace make Sheila an ideal leader of The Sustainability Consortium as it continues to develop and implement cutting-edge, science-based tools for measuring the sustainability of consumer products. Sheila is simply the right person at the right time" said Rob Melnick, executive director of the ASU Wrigley Institute and member of The Sustainability Consortium's Board
"Food security is an issue we can start to solve now. If we focus on the need, rely on a science-based approach and take leadership, we can create a food secure future - one in which 9 billion people have access to enough nutritious, affordable food" Simmons says
The doctoral dissertation of MSc Alessandro Ciranna in the field of biotechnology titled "Biohydrogen Production in Extreme Conditions: A Comprehensive Study of the Fermentative Metabolism of a Polyextremophilic Bacterium" will be publicly examined at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in room S2 in the Sähkötalo building (address:...

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Rheology as a design tool for novel food concepts [Publicerad New Food Magazine - 8 hours ago]
Breakthrough in the understanding of plant grow... [Publicerad AgProfessional - 13 hours ago]
Securing Water for Food - a Grand Challenge for... [Publicerad Individual.com - 14 hours ago]
Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project Launched [Publicerad Dredging Today - 22 hours ago]
Multi-responsive ionic liquid emulsions stabili... [Publicerad RSC - Sep 01 2014]
Wageningen University - Artificial virus improv... [Publicerad Street Sweeper - Sep 01 2014]
New model predicts patients with type 1 diabete... [Publicerad DailyMe.Com - Aug 30 2014]
Model to forecast type 1 diabetes outcomes coul... [Publicerad Orthopedics Today - Aug 29 2014]
A chicken is the tip of the iceberg [Publicerad WorldPoultry.net - Aug 29 2014]
New model predicts patients with type 1 diabete... [Publicerad Medical Xpress - Aug 28 2014]
Artificial virus improves delivery of new gener... [Publicerad Health Canal - Aug 28 2014]
Corporate sustainability expert joins ASU [Publicerad Arizona State University - Aug 28 2014]
'Enough Is Enough' When It Comes to the Food Se... [Publicerad Indiana Prairie Farmer - Aug 27 2014]
No-frills coats set a trend for designer viruses [Publicerad RSC - Aug 26 2014]
Is the Netherlands ready for the doggy bag? [Publicerad Expatica Netherlands - Aug 26 2014]
Heat-loving bacteria turn waste into hydrogen [Publicerad Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Wageningen University - Crambe could be an even... [Publicerad Town Hall - Aug 25 2014]
Over 80 local students get Netherlands scholars... [Publicerad Daily News TSN - Aug 24 2014]
Scientists try to build tomato that grows 24 ho... [Publicerad Fresh Plaza - Aug 22 2014]
Crambe could be an even better oil crop thanks ... [Publicerad PhysOrg.com - Aug 22 2014]
Edible Bugs—It’s What’s for Dinner [Publicerad Bottom Line Publications - Aug 22 2014]
Farming in the Netherlands: Polder and wiser [Publicerad The Economist - Aug 21 2014]
Zipper Triggers Bacterial Invasion [Publicerad Bionity.com - Aug 21 2014]
Yili to Upgrade the Global Quality Management S... [Publicerad 4 Traders - Aug 21 2014]
New Engineering Findings from Wageningen Univer... [Publicerad Wall Street Business Network - Aug 21 2014]
Zipper action triggers bacterial invasion [Publicerad Science Daily - Aug 20 2014]
Insects Crawling Their Way Into Feed Regulation [Publicerad Feed and Grain - Aug 20 2014]
Imaginative ideas for a 'greenlight district' i... [Publicerad PhysOrg.com - Aug 20 2014]
Geo-Engineering in Lakes: A Crisis of Confidence? [Publicerad Environmental Science & Technology - Aug 20 2014]
REDD+: planned direct interventions tend to foc... [Publicerad Environmental Research Web - Aug 19 2014]
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How Plants Grow and Develop [Publicerad CropBiotech Update - Aug 13 2014]
For a long time, it has been unclear to scientists how the crucial processes of growth and pattern formation in plants were controlled during tissue formation. Recently, though, biochemists from Wageningen University discovered that pattern formation ...
International course on Monitoring, evaluation ... [Publicerad Zunia.org RSS - Aug 12 2014]
Provide support in assessing and enhancing impact The recent Lancet nutrition series (2013) reported that rigorous evaluations on the effects of nutrition projects and programmes are scarce or non-existent. This absence of an adequate monitoring & evaluation ...
Hummingbirds vs. Micro UAVs: Who's the Best Flyer? [Publicerad IEEE Spectrum - Aug 06 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Pslawinski/Wikipedia Hummingbirds have been optimizing their design for something like 42 million years. Humans have been optimizing our designs for robots that try to fly like hummingbirds for, ...
International course on Competing claims on nat... [Publicerad Zunia.org RSS - Aug 04 2014]
Reconciling agricultural development and biodiversity conservation at the landscape level Competition over land and natural resources is increasingly overstretching the multi-functionality of landscapes, whether it is at local or at global level. ...
[tt] NYT: Putting a Price Tag on Nature's Defenses [Publicerad TranshumanTech - Jun 10 2014]
Putting a Price Tag on Nature's Defenses http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/05/science/earth/putting-a-price-tag-on-natures-defenses.html by Carl ZimmerAfter Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the United StatesArmy Corps of Engineers got to work on ...
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