Theoretical Work

How can we produce more food on less land?

Dr Jay Biernaskie is a Daphne Jackson Fellow who works on the use of evolutionary biology for sustainable intensification of agriculture. Cereal crops like wheat will have a particularly important role in future food security, but their global yields have leveled off. With limited farmland, one of the most pressing …

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Labeling Cellular Meat, a USDA Goal

The US Department of Agriculture is seeking public comment on its labeling guidelines for meat and poultry products derived from cells of animal tissues. The Food Safety and Inspection Service on Thursday released an advance notice of proposed cell-based meats regulation and plans to use the comments to inform future …

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Isolate carbon from human ashes to create diamonds

ETERNEVA CUSTOMER: She’s my mother, and the diamond was made from her ashes. NARRATOR: It’s the story of a radical death care company called Etterneva. With the support of Mark Cuban, Etterneva turns lost loved ones into diamonds. CUSTOMER: Wow! Welcome home, honey. ADELLE ARCHER: The way people react when …

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Hard work pays off for Commonweal students

EXCEPTIONAL Commonwealth students brought home working to the spotlight. Felipe Tcach plans to go to the University of Manchester to study physics and theoretical physics after obtaining all A * in mathematics, physics, additional mathematics and Spanish. Speaking about the work from home element, Felipe, 18, said: “It was actually …

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