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Oysters and clams can be farmed together

Rutgers study finds raising multiple species in the same area could benefit shellfish aquacultureCredit: Michael Acquafredda/Rutgers University Eastern oysters and three species of clams can be farmed together and flourish, potentially…

Models explain changes in cooking meat

By treating meat as a network of flexible polymers surrounded by flowing moisture, computer models can accurately predict how much it will shrink when cooked. Meat is no ordinary solid. Made up of complex networks of moisture-saturated…

Assessing forests from afar

UD's Pinki Mondal offers recommendations on using remote sensing to quantify forest healthCredit: Photo courtesy of Pinki Mondal While using large swaths of coarse satellite data can be an effective tool for evaluating forests on a…

Healthier chickens, happier consumers

New research to enhance chicken-raising practicesCredit: Photo courtesy the USDA ARS, image k10003-7 by S. Ausmus. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Smile, chickens. You're soon to be on candid camera. Hao Gan, a biosystems engineer with the…