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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,...

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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...

Genetic secrets of plant cell walls unlocked

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Not a tricorder, but a hand-held genome sequencing device delivers results in minutes

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Blue scorpion venom and plant-based phytonutrients combine to inhibit cancer growth

In Maryland, PetLife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced an all-natural cancer cocktail combining Blue Scorpion Venom Chlorotoxin with plant-based phytonutrients. Preliminary testing has shown inhibition against certain cancer...

Fasting blood sugar levels can indicate the best diet for people with prediabetes or...

In Massachusetts, data suggests that fasting plasma glucose levels, also called blood sugar levels, could be helpful in determining the type of diet that...

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