Wageningen University and Research Centre

Type: Organization
Name: Wageningen University and Research Centre
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Vegetables on Mars within ten years?

[19:58] The soil on Mars could be appropriate for cultivating meals crops – this is the prognosis of a study by plant ecologist Wieger Wamelink of Wageningen UR. This would prove very practical if we ever decide to send men and women on a one particular-way ... [Published Azartac - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

High Protein Intake Linked to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Incidence

Once again, a high intake of protein — animal protein in particular — has been linked with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, especially among obese women, according to an article published online this week in Diabetes Care .Monique van Nielen, ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Studies from Wageningen University and Research Center in the Area of Applied Ecology Described

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- Investigators publish new report on Applied Ecology. According to news reporting originating in Wageningen, Netherlands , by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, " There ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Fears of worldwide banana shortage as killer fungus spreads

The fungus, known as Tropical Race 4 or Panama Disease, has recently been discovered in Jordan and MozambiqueFears of a banana shortage have increased after the United Nations warned an incurable fungus could spread across the globe.The fungus, known ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Fungus, Mozambique, Panama
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

High intake of animal protein may raise diabetes risk

A new study suggests that the risk of developing may be higher for people who eat a lot of protein, especially protein from animal sources.The finding comes from a new report by researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The team analysed ... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Improving the productivity of tropical potato cultivation

Potatoes thrive in tropical highlands. The tubers are healthier than rice, banana or cassava, and can play an important role in food security. Production is, however, often very low due to various diseases and farmers can struggle to generate sufficient ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Technology remains core criteria for university education

Technology has become a core component at higher education institutions, said Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari on Tuesday during the opening address of the Fifth International Conference on Innovations in Higher Education.The conference took ... [Published Arab News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Power from living plants at Dubai summit

A Dutch company will showcase an innovative way of producing electricity from living plants at the World Green Energy Summit, which opens in Dubai tomorrow (April 16).Plant-e CEO Marjolein Helder will present the invention for the first time internationally ... [Published Trade Arabia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Disease threatens banana crop – UN

Sapa-AFP RomeThe UN warned yesterday of the potential “massive destruction” of the world’s $5 billion (R52bn) a year banana crop as a plant disease spreads from Asia to Africa and the Middle East.The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said the TR4 ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

City, Netherlands to Collaborate

The World Soil Museum is located at the Wageningen University, NetherlandsTags : City, Netherlands, CollaborateMore in Express Buzz Thirupuram NewsMust SeeGarbha Sreeman malayalam movie photos. Director :Anil Gopina... ... [Published India Everyday - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

City, Netherlands to Collaborate

Soil? Take care before you say ‘dirt’ with maximum scorn. Even soil - which you hasten to brush off your feet - can be the stuff of an international collaboration.That, in fact, is precisely what the newly-opened Soil Museum at the Central Soil Analytical ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

DNA Study Confirms Neanderthal's Link to Humans

Humans and Neanderthals (an extinct species of human) mated in Europe and Asia thousands of years ago to give rise to a legacy of Neanderthal DNA in modern humans, a study by the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK has confirmed. Scientists from the ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]

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...He is seeking into cultivation systems that should really make increasing vegetables on Mars feasible. "As it is not possible to take every little thing from earth, we will need to create meals if we want to go into space. This needs understanding on cultivation systems that function nicely in Mars conditions" says Leo
Why the confirmed positive association appears for women and not men is unknown, she said. "Hormonal factors may be involved, and we certainly are going to"
...needed to be able to formulate fish pellets with the required physical quality, due to gluten viscosity, especially at high incorporation rates. "Increasing gluten content brings benefits for both the extrusion process and pellets characteristics: increased production capacity, increased pellet hardness and reduced fat leakage" , Storebakken explained
...According to news reporting originating in Wageningen, Netherlands , by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, " There is a general lack of information on how international conservation treaties affect biodiversity. The RamsarRamsar convention on the protection of internationally important wetlands is such an international conservation policy."

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Vegetables on Mars within ten years? [Published Azartac - Apr 18 2014]
EU - Alternative aquafeed research making strides [Published Aquafeed - Apr 18 2014]
High Protein Intake Linked to Higher Type 2 Dia... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 17 2014]
Experts discuss feed challenges at Feed Science... [Published AllAboutFeed.net - Apr 17 2014]
Studies from Wageningen University and Research... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
Where is New Zealand headed? [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Injection technique creates opportunities for m... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 16 2014]
Improving the productivity of tropical potato c... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 16 2014]
BANANA INDUSTRY IS UNDER THREAT [Published Times of Swaziland - Apr 16 2014]
Fears of worldwide banana shortage as killer fu... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Technology remains core criteria for university... [Published Arab News - Apr 16 2014]
High intake of animal protein may raise diabete... [Published Diabetes.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Destructive banana fungus spreads from Asia to ... [Published Farmer's Weekly - Apr 15 2014]
Power from living plants at Dubai summit [Published Trade Arabia - Apr 15 2014]
City, Netherlands to Collaborate [Published India Everyday - Apr 15 2014]
Disease threatens banana crop – UN [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 15 2014]
City, Netherlands to Collaborate [Published New Indian Express - Apr 15 2014]
Harnessing electricity from living plants launc... [Published CPI Financial - Apr 15 2014]
Too much animal protein tied to higher diabetes... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 14 2014]
Disease threatens world's bananas: UN [Published Al Ahram - Apr 14 2014]
Disease threatens world's bananas: UN [Published Business Standard India - Apr 14 2014]
Summit Casts Spotlight on Sustainable Proteins ... [Published Global Print Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
DNA Study Confirms Neanderthal's Link to Humans [Published New Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]
Europe’s horse-meat scandal highlighted fragili... [Published HorseTalk.co.nz - Apr 13 2014]
West needs to get over insect 'disgust factor' [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 12 2014]
Advanced analytical methods needed to address f... [Published Food Magazine Australia - Apr 11 2014]
Early humans had children with Neanderthals- study [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 10 2014]
The bug that turns plants into 'ZOMBIES': Paras... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 10 2014]
Food safety detective combats food fraud [Published FoodProcessing - Apr 10 2014]
New York Academy of Sciences joins with Wagenin... [Published News-Medical.Net - Apr 10 2014]
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Making agriculture resilient to climate change?... [Published Greenpeace news - Mar 26 2014]
Yesterday, I joined a panel at the Global Agribusiness Forum in São Paolo (Brazil) to talk about the impacts of climate change on agriculture and food production. You might be surprised that Greenpeace was at an agribusiness conference. The room ...
Making agriculture resilient to climate change?... [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Mar 26 2014]
Yesterday, I joined a panel at the Global Agribusiness Forum in São Paolo (Brazil) to talk about the impacts of climate change on agriculture and food production. You might be surprised that Greenpeace was at an agribusiness conference. The room ...
Adaptive management of natural resources [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 17 2014]
As a resource manager, you are well aware of the multiple perspectives of the daily problems you face: many stakeholders, different interests, different value sets, resulting in problems that manifest at different levels. Dealing with these complexities ...
Who is Vandana Shiva and why is she saying such... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jan 28 2014]
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Academics Against Mass Surveillance [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Jan 17 2014]
So, a Dutch initiative, is it? Well, into the hopper with it. Presumably there are more of these petitions out there; like with mice, you’re never going to find just two petitions against mass surveillance. http://academicsagainstsurveillance.net ...
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