Research Scouts- All Livestock

2019
Earth’s food supply is under threat. These fixes would go a long way.
Rising CO2, climate change projected to reduce availability of nutrients worldwide
New high-throughput sequencing technologies uncover a world of interacting microorganisms
Keeping livestock in the yard just might help your baby’s immune system
Health Facts Aren’t Enough
Can we feed 11 billion people while preventing the spread of infectious diseases?
Grazing animals drove domestication of grain crops
Seeing Reason: how to change minds in a ‘post-fact’ world
Want an ethical diet? It’s not as simple as going vegan, says farmer Matthew Evans
Changing climate may affect animal-to-human disease transfer
New test to detect disease and infection
Antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels, global study finds
The USDA Announces New Vision for Animal Genomics 
Flu virus’ best friend: Low humidity
Studies of Deadly Flu Virus, Once Banned, Are Set to Resume 
What’s for dinner? Sushi, with a side of crickets
Antibiotic resistance is spreading from wastewater treatment plants 
Biodiversity crisis: Technological advances in agriculture are not a sufficient response
Postdoctoral Fellow Publishes Paper on ‘Food Inequality, Injustice and Rights’
A Survey of Consumer Perceptions of Plant-Based and Clean Meat in the USA, India, and China
Climate-friendly labriculture depends on an energy revolution 
Can Big Science Be Too Big? 
European studies disprove Seralini’s GMO maize tumor claims 
Microplastics are getting into mosquitoes and contaminating new food chains
European studies disprove Seralini’s GMO maize tumor claims 
Gene-edited farm animals are coming. Will we eat them?  
Newly sequenced genomes of parasitic worms could speed development of new treatments, according to Iowa State University biomedical research 
Farmland expansion increases carbon footprint in Corn Belt, according to Iowa State University research  
2018
The far reaching effects of rumen acidosis 
Gene edited tilapia secure GMO exemption 
Pigs genetically-engineered to resist deadly swine virus
The Value of Manure – Fertilizers’ impact on soil health compared – 
Microplastic transfer in soil by earthworms 
Planetary boundaries for antibiotic and pesticide resistance identified
Plant-based or vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check
New method to address deep-seated biases in science
Cargill starts feed research with new style of artificial rumen

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