New study shows South Africans using milk-based paint 49,000 years ago
An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago that inhabitants ...
Digestive brilliance of breast milk unravelled
Scientists have discovered that human breast milk forms into highly organized structures during digestion in the body.
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
Milk protein comparison unveils nutritional gems for developing babies
Human babies appear to need more of a nutritional boost from breast-milk proteins than do infants of one of their closest primate relatives, suggests a study comparing human milk with the milk of rhesus macaque ...
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.
Probing changes to infant milk formulations
Infant milk formula is a widely accepted alternative to breast milk for babies in their first year of life. Since breast milk contains all the nutrients required by young infants, formula manufacturers aim ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Cornell offers only U.S. salmonella dublin test for cattle
Salmonella can cause serious disease on cattle farms, killing calves, causing cows to abort, contaminating raw milk and harming humans along the way. As the cattle-adapted strain salmonella dublin creeps ...