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Bat guts become less healthy through diet of "fast food" from banana plantations

Nectar-feeding bats foraging in intensively managed banana plantations in Costa Rica have a less diverse set of gut microbes in comparison to bats feeding in their natural forest habitat or organic plantations, reveals new research published today in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 23rd, 2021

Researchers develop ice cube that doesn"t melt or grow mold

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new type of cooling cube that could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Healthier UK diets linked to lower greenhouse gas emissions

A new analysis adds to evidence that nutritious diets are often more environmentally sustainable, while also demonstrating the feasibility of evaluating diet sustainability at the scale of specific foods -- rather than broader food-group categories......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Ghost Kitchens Are Proving To Be a Messy Business

Seeking to leverage a boom in food-delivery apps, Reef and competitors build restaurant kitchens in warehouses or trailers, which are meant to be cheaper and nimbler than traditional storefronts. From a report: Business models vary, but Reef generall.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Biopesticides can be used to degrade aflatoxin in crops

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 25% of global food crops are contaminated with different types of fungal toxins, such as aflatoxins, highly toxic and carcinogenic substances produced by certain species of the fungus Aspergi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Researchers develop rapid, highly accurate test to detect viruses like SARS-COV-2

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a device that detects viruses like SARS-COV-2 in the body as fast as and more accurately than current, commonly used rapid detection tests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Study finds edible fungi could support transition to net zero

An Honorary Professor from the University of Stirling has made a breakthrough in resolving a key conflict in the world's quest for net zero—how to reconcile tree planting and food production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

A generic soil test extractant for environmental phosphorus risk assessment

The soil is a vital foundation for most plant life. Our crops rely on this rich trove of nutrients and microbes to help turn sunlight into food. But we've learned over the last few decades that there can be too much of a good thing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

We found a rare insect at an unspoiled stream in Nigeria, sign of a need to explore and protect

Wetlands are essential to the health of the planet. The plants that grow in and around the water store carbon, and wetland ecosystems support biodiversity and provide clean water and food......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

The best laptops under $500 for Cyber Monday 2021

These are three of the best laptops you can buy for under $500 on Cyber Monday. These deals won't last long, so act fast if you're interested......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Walmart is practically giving away this Keurig for Cyber Monday

This Cyber Monday Keurig deal means you can enjoy a delicious cup of joe for under $40 if you snap it up fast enough at Walmart......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Apple Watch Series 6 just got a huge price cut for Cyber Monday 2021

Invest in a smartwatch with comprehensive fitness features, fast performance, and an always-on display with Amazon's Apple Watch Series 6 Cyber Monday deal......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Tata faces legal restrictions on consumer data usage

Many big companies are building their super app in South and Southeast Asia. There are Tencent, Alibaba in China, while Gojek, Grab are growing fast in Indonesia and Singapore. Backed by Softbank, Paytm was the largest IPO in India history and the Pa.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

NordVPN Cyber Monday Deals 2021: Top NordVPN, NordPass & NordLocker Savings Rounded Up by Saver Trends

Save on NordVPN deals at the Cyber Monday 2021 sale, together with all the latest fast VPN offers BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cyber Monday sales researchers have shared the top NordVPN deals for Cyber Monday, featuring offers on annual plans f.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Buccaneers vs Colts live stream: how to watch NFL online from anywhere

Here's how to get a Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Indianapolis Colts live stream and watch the NFL game from anywhere, as the reigning champs face a fast-emerging surprise contender......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsNov 28th, 2021

Rare hunting scene raises questions over polar bear diet

A polar bear chases a reindeer into the water, drags it ashore and devours it, in a striking scene caught on film for the first time......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 28th, 2021

How to level up weapons fast in Call of Duty: Vanguard

Weapon leveling in Call of Duty: Vanguard is a slow, arduous process, but there are things you can do to speed things up. Here's how to level up weapons fast......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

We identified who"s most at risk of homelessness and where they are. Now we must act, before it"s too late

Homelessness is traumatic. It affects not just housing arrangements but whether or not someone can get enough food, feel safe and maintain relationships with friends and family. The physical and mental health effects often persist long after people a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

The study of the microbiome enables new strategies for healthy and climate-resilient crops

Agriculture is facing enormous challenges worldwide due to global changes caused by human activities. Drought, severe weather events, record temperatures and emerging pathogens threaten the world's food supply. For this reason we need to make our cro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Study finds a growing appreciation of the benefits provided by hoofed animals

The benefits to humans most commonly associated with wild ungulates—such as deer, hippos, wild boar, or giraffes—are hunting (and the food-source it represents for many communities) and their aesthetic value. This is one of the conclusions of a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Follow the boat, find the bird—free food from trawlers helps identify important areas for seabird conservation

Studying fishing boats' routes could assist better coastal planning and ultimately protect threatened seabirds, according to new research from University College Cork (UCC)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021