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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…

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…

Schedule announced for Nutrition 2020

Explore the latest on nutrition science, policy and research Is there science behind popular diets? How do our food choices affect the planet? How can we ensure children get the nutrition they need to thrive, from the womb through…