Wednesday April 15th 2015, 10:00 AMIndia’s government has raised taxes, required graphic warnings on packages, and barred smoking scenes in films as it seeks to reduce tobacco use and fight related illnesses that kill a million Indians annually. [News Source]
India tobacco giant tries short cigarettes as taxes hit demand.
A project to turn corpses into compost.
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 10:00 AMAmid concerns about traditional practices, the Urban Death Project is attracting attention from environmental advocates and scientists. [News Source]
California’s drought will not force us to stop taking showers or eat insects instead of burgers.
Monday April 13th 2015, 10:00 AMWhether you believe in climate change or not, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 40 percent of California is in the “exceptional drought” category - which is up 23 percent from a year ago making this drought the most severe in approximately 1,200 years. [News Source]
Veterinary researchers study retinal scans as early detection method for mad cow disease
Friday April 10th 2015, 7:19 AMNew research from Iowa State University shows that a fatal neurological disease in cows can be detected earlier by examining the animal's retinas. [News Source]
ISU Researchers Study Early Detection Method for Mad Cow Disease
Thursday April 09th 2015, 7:15 PMAMES, Iowa – Researchers from Iowa State University have found that a fatal neurological disease in cows can be detected earlier by examining the animal’s retinas. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, known more commonly as mad cow disease, is an untreatable neurodegenerative disorder caused by misfolded brain proteins known as prions. Classic BSE incubates for years before producers or ... [News Source]
Cultural Fusion wants more diversity in Orlando theater
Wednesday April 08th 2015, 6:05 PMWhen Kenneth Brown moved to Orlando three years ago, he was impressed by the local arts scene. Yet, he believed it could be even better. [News Source]
Mad Cow’s crazy dash will raise charity cash
Wednesday April 08th 2015, 10:20 AMA MALTON couple are planning to drive 1,600 miles in just four days as part of a car rally to Benidorm - on three wheels. [News Source]
Talking Bull: The Udderbelly Returns
Tuesday April 07th 2015, 11:12 AMSouthbank’s comedy cow is back. [News Source]
Ensuring food safety from stable to table.
Tuesday April 07th 2015, 10:00 AMIt is a well-known fact that over two million people die yearly due to unsafe food. Veterinarians play a major role in assuring the safety of food of animal origin. Healthy animals make healthy food. [News Source]
Amid pollution problems, China’s health food industry blossoms.
Sunday March 29th 2015, 10:00 AMThat growing fear of China’s dangerously dirty environment has given birth to one of the fastest-growing segments of China’s consumer marketplace: foods with perceived health benefits. [News Source]