Food and Agricultural Sciences

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In response to a growing population, the progress of agricultural science has gained attention over the century particularly in regard to issues of food security.

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New study sheds light on citrus greening disease

New study sheds light on citrus greening disease

New form of cultivated meat promises more natural flavor and texture

New form of cultivated meat promises more natural flavor and texture

New technique helps detect dangerous histamine levels in fish samples

New technique helps detect dangerous histamine levels in fish samples

New technique for electrolytic wastewater treatment

New technique for electrolytic wastewater treatment

New genome resource helps study genetic traits in major crops

New genome resource helps study genetic traits in major crops

Researchers use novel technique to improve aquaculture

Researchers use novel technique to improve aquaculture

Study identifies gene networks that control sugar and organic acid metabolism during fruit development

Study identifies gene networks that control sugar and organic acid metabolism during fruit development

Exaggerated activation of food quality control system may explain the rising food allergies

Exaggerated activation of food quality control system may explain the rising food allergies

New fermented coffee and tea contain gut-friendly live probiotics

New fermented coffee and tea contain gut-friendly live probiotics

Scientific experts discuss the definition of fermented foods and beverages

Scientific experts discuss the definition of fermented foods and beverages

Scientists modify toxic pesticide to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Scientists modify toxic pesticide to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Scientists develop a new gene biomarker identification method for toxicity testing

Scientists develop a new gene biomarker identification method for toxicity testing

New method boosts the extraction of vegetable oil from plants

New method boosts the extraction of vegetable oil from plants

Study: Eating avocado as part of daily diet can help improve gut health

Study: Eating avocado as part of daily diet can help improve gut health

Researchers find link between BCO1 enzyme and bad cholesterol level

Researchers find link between BCO1 enzyme and bad cholesterol level

Genetically modified tomato can provide a new source of Parkinson’s disease drug

Genetically modified tomato can provide a new source of Parkinson’s disease drug

Study: Sous vide cooking increases the digestibility of beef protein

Study: Sous vide cooking increases the digestibility of beef protein

Researchers identify genes that determine the shelf life of flaxseed oil

Researchers identify genes that determine the shelf life of flaxseed oil

Coastal protection provided by coral reefs will erode by end of century

Coastal protection provided by coral reefs will erode by end of century

Researchers use wheat starch hydrogels to produce food by 3D printing

Researchers use wheat starch hydrogels to produce food by 3D printing