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International Research Team Finds Correlation Between Genetics and Obesity Is Modified...

A correlation between obesity and genetics has been found to be modified by diet, according to a scientific paper in the American Journal of Clinical...

USDA Researchers Go High-Tech to View Tiny Organisms

“Seeing the unseen” may sound like a science fiction movie theme, but it’s actually the real-life mission of USDA scientists who use special high-powered...

Scientists Develop New Way to Make Food Ingredient from Rice

Some of today's popular baked goods might tomorrow contain a butter-like extract, derived from rice bran oil, as a partial replacement for margarine, butter...

A New Probiotic Improves Pig Health, Reduces Manure Output

A new probiotic for pigs could mean less manure to manage, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists...

Disinfecting Honey Comb with Ozone

Sometimes even honey bees need help with "housekeeping," especially when it comes to cleaning their honeycombs once the honey's been removed. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

Carbon Sequestration Not So Simple in Biomass Crop Production

Findings at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are providing information about the soil carbon dynamics that play a crucial role in lifecycle assessments...

Potatoes Could Step Up Performance under Climate Change Pressure

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) agricultural engineer David Fleisher and his colleagues conducted studies to measure how potato plants would respond to elevated atmospheric carbon...

Biodegradable Packaging from Cotton Waste

Proprietary agricultural waste blends provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to industry partners are being used in a new process that literally...

Kitty Litter: Potential New Use for Spent Corn Grains

Kitty litter that's nearly 100 percent biodegradable can be made by processing spent grains left over from corn ethanol production. U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Fungus May Offer Natural Weed Control

A naturally occurring fungus may prove useful in the fight against Palmer amaranth, an aggressive southern weed that can grow at the rate of...

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