Tomato juice can taste better by adding tomato essence

In Florida, University of Florida scientists are working on making your tomato juice taste better by extracting tomato essence and then adding it back...

Listening to honey bees may improve colony health

In Canada, using a platform with tiny sensors that detect sound and vibration placed along the wall of the hive, Simon Fraser University graduate...

First probiotic sour beer contains live strains of good bacteria

In Singapore, a novel probiotic sour beer created by a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore incorporates the probiotic strain Lactobacillus...

Walnuts add gut health to their superfood credentials

In Louisiana, researchers found walnuts in the diet change the makeup of bacteria in the gut and that the reshaping of the gut microbe...

Improve your diet over time to reduce your premature death risk

In Massachusetts, a recent Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health study found that people who improve the quality of their diets over time,...

Virtual reality is the human-machine interface for this robotic vineyard worker

In Oregon, Digital Harvest, a Virginia-based agricultural solutions company who recently established a research outpost at the Pendleton UAS Test Range, developed the Remote...

Cameras and artificial intelligence detect cow lameness early and automatically

In Japan, a group of researchers led by Osaka University developed an early detection method for cow lameness, a major disease of dairy cattle...

Optimal plant nitrogen uptake leads to reduced greenhouse gas emissions

In Indiana, Purdue University scientists found that corn management processes contributing to optimal levels of plant nitrogen uptake could result in fewer nitrous oxide...

Baker’s yeast is enlisted as a low-cost, low-maintenance global pathogen detector

In New York, during a project that began as a search to find a cost-effective, simple way to detect cholera, Columbia University researchers developed...

New paint uses the sun and water vapor to make hydrogen

In Australia, RMIT University researchers developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapor and split it to generate hydrogen. The paint contains a...

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