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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…

Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why

Credit: University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. - Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully understand why. Existing…

Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too

International research team with participation from University of Göttingen find it wasn't just Homo sapiens who sourced food from the sea -- impact on cognitive abilities suspectedCredit: João Zilhão Over 80,000 years ago, Neanderthals…

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…

Protein controls fat metabolism

Credit: Claudia Matthaeus, MDC Many foods - whether it's the mozzarella on your favorite pizza, the olive oil in salad dressing or hollandaise sauce during asparagus season - contain lots of fat. The fatty acids in these foods are…