Neurotoxicological hazard assessment without animal testing

The development of our nervous system in the womb and during the first years of life is a highly complicated process: Nerve cells proliferate by cell division, specialize, change their position in the tissue and interconnect ...

The origins of human society are more complex than we thought

In many popular accounts of human prehistory, civilization emerged in a linear fashion. Our ancestors started as Paleolithic hunter-gatherers living in small, nomadic and egalitarian bands. Later, they discovered farming ...

Slimming and greening the Chinese food system

On August 29, 2022, a research team led by Prof. Wang Xiaoxi from the China Academy for Rural Development and School of Public Affairs of Zhejiang University, and Prof. Yuan Changzheng from the School of Public Health of ...

Cultivating meat for a sustainable future

Americans love their meat. According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, Americans consume, on average, more than 270 pounds of meat each year. The Johns Hopkins Center for A Livable Future reports that, ...

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