Diet may reduce risk of prostate cancer
A new review published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics assessed whether certain modifications in diet have a beneficial effect on the prevention of prostate cancer. Results suggest that a diet low in fat an ...
Researchers present causal evidence on how markets affect moral values
Many people express objections against child labor, exploitation of the workforce or meat production involving cruelty against animals. At the same time, however, people ignore their own moral standards when acting as market ...
In chimpanzees, hunting and meat-eating is a man's business
(Phys.org) —Observations of hunting and meat eating in our closest living relatives, chimpanzees, suggest that regular inclusion of meat in the diet is not a characteristic unique to Homo. Wild chimpanzees ...
Eating less meat would benefit the nutrient cycle
A new report suggests that halving our consumption of animal products could benefit the environment by improving nutrient cycles.
Bacteria breakthrough for safer food
(Phys.org)—Chicken meat and other foods will be able to be screened for bacteria even faster and more effectively than ever, thanks to breakthrough nanobiotechnology research.
Multi-talented enzyme—produced on large-scale
Papayas are delicious and healthy – and they contain papain, an enzyme that is isolated from the fruit and used in countless industries. They are used for brewing beer, the handling of meat products, the ...
Scientists find oldest evidence of regular meat consumption by early humans
A fragment of a child's skull discovered at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania shows the oldest known evidence of anemia caused by a nutritional deficiency, reports a new paper published Oct. 3 in the open access journal ...
PayPal founder bankrolls 3-D printed meat
Hyenas that think outside the box solve problems faster
Innovative problem solving requires trying many different solutions. That's true for humans, and now Michigan State University researchers show that it's true for hyenas, too.
Mobile phone scanner detects harmful bacteria
(PhysOrg.com) -- A mobile phone that could detect whether leftovers in your fridge are safe to eat could be heading to an app store near you. A device has been developed that attaches to mobiles and can detect ...
First test-tube hamburger ready this fall: researchers
The world's first "test-tube" meat, a hamburger made from a cow's stem cells, will be produced this fall, Dutch scientist Mark Post told a major science conference on Sunday.
Study finds cooking increases energy from meat, may have driven human evolution
Next time you're out to dinner, you may want to think twice before ordering your steak rare.
Lab-grown meat would 'cut emissions and save energy'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Meat grown using tissue engineering techniques, so-called cultured meat, would generate up to 96% lower greenhouse gas emissions than conventionally produced meat, according to ...
Replace cattle? Edible insects produce smaller quantities of greenhouse gases
(PhysOrg.com) -- Insects produce much smaller quantities of greenhouse gases per kilogram of meat than cattle and pigs. This is the conclusion of Dutch team of scientists at Wageningen University, who have joined forces with ...