GMO corn, soybeans dominate US market
The discovery of unauthorized genetically engineered wheat growing on a farm in the US state of Oregon has cast a spotlight on agricultural biotechnology and the debate about its safety.
Genetically engineered cow yields hypoallergenic, high-protein milk
(Phys.org)—AgResearch Institute scientists in New Zealand have bred the first cow in the world to produce high protein milk that may be hypo-allergenic.
Babies, Bacteria and Breast Milk: Genome Sequence Reveals Evolutionary Alliance
(PhysOrg.com) -- As every parent discovers, human babies are bubbling, burping processing plants that take in milk, extract compounds useful for rapid growth and development, and unceremoniously excrete the byproducts. Those ...
Animal moms customize milk depending on baby's sex
A special blend of mother's milk just for girls? New research shows animal moms customize their milk in surprising ways depending on whether they have a boy or a girl.
Exposure of humans to cosmetic UV filters is widespread
An investigation conducted in the context of the Swiss National Research Programme (NRP50), Endocrine Disrupters: Relevance to Humans, Animals and Ecosystems, demonstrates for the first time that internal exposure of humans ...
Argentine lab clones cow to produce human-like milk
An Argentine laboratory announced that it had created the world's first transgenic cow, using human genes that will allow the animal to produce the equivalent of mothers' milk.
Hazelnuts: New source of key fat for infant formula that's more like mother's milk
Human breast milk is the best source of food for infants. University of Georgia researchers have found what may be a new second bestformula made from hazelnut oil.
Triclosan needs to be monitored
Leipzig. Researchers from Germany and Slovakia have pointed out that the chemical triclosan is one of those particularly harmful substances for the ecological status of rivers that are still not sufficiently ...
Helping farmers meet the increasing demand for goat's milk
The EU-funded project FLOCK-REPROD ('Hormone-free non-seasonal or seasonal goat reproduction for a sustainable European goat-milk market') is working to develop artificial insemination techniques for goats ...