Navigation Links
Food for our future -- it's more than what's for dinner
Date:7/14/2010

s Journalism Institute (RJI); KBIA-FM, MU's National Public Radio affiliate; the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; and the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute.

The "Food, Fuel and Society" workshop will take place on the MU campus at RJI in the fall. The workshop will jumpstart a permanent network of experts, citizens and ideas that will make MU and its partners the national hub for quality information on issues involving the intersection of agriculture and energy, Britt-Rankin said.

A potential future Mizzou Advantage project is expanding food-focused study abroad trips. Faculty members from different schools and colleges, including arts and science, agriculture and human environmental sciences, are building relationships with international schools to identify educational travel opportunities. The goal is to offer unique and affordable ways for MU students to experience different cultures and world views in their fields of study.

"Faculty members along with the MU Study Abroad Program are exploring possibilities to offer more locations for students to travel and learn about food and culture," Britt-Rankin said. "For example, one possible idea is to expand the current course, "The Mediterranean Diet," to not only offer a course in Italy but add additional offerings in France and Greece. Expanding on the current course offering in Italy will enhance learning about culture, religion, family life, economy and agricultural production and their effects on food and diet."

Britt-Rankin believes Mizzou Advantage is a catalyst for collaboration and growth for the University of Missouri.

"We're just beginning to see some of the exciting connections among different researchers," Britt-Rankin said. "There are dozens of ideas for interrelated projects - such as the metabolic kitchen, which includes nutrition, cooking and science-based learning and practice opportunities for professionals in medicine
'/>"/>

Contact: Emily Martin
MartinEm@missouri.edu
573-882-3346
University of Missouri-Columbia
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Carbon nanostructures form the future of electronics and optoelectronics
2. Growing a garden of future environmental leaders
3. Fishy future written in the genes
4. Fuels of the future may come from ice that burns, water and sunshine
5. A green future for scrap iron
6. Ecologists use oceanographic data to predict future climate change
7. Tuna Commission to decide the future of Mediterranean bluefin
8. Getting warmer? Prehistoric climate can help forecast future changes
9. Researchers recreate SARS virus, open door for potential defenses against future strains
10. Springer looks ahead to the Future City
11. Turning over a new leaf for future energy supplies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Food for our future -- it's more than what's for dinner
(Date:9/19/2014)... of Oklahoma biology professor will study the unique bioelectric ... could eventually benefit people,s health. The OU researcher ... energy required to produce the signals used to map ... signals at a rate of 500-600 discharges a second ... the electric fish are extreme, but necessary for survival. ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... over thousands of years has adapted to the arctic cold, ... the cold dangerous for you. , This is happening to ... cold provoking substance, called nonylphenol, comes from the use of ... being a endocrine disruptor, but when entering the worm it ... protect the cells in its body from cold damage. , ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... State University researchers have developed a unique method to ... cleanup in rural areas. , The first microbe-powered, ... and quick way to clean up waste from large ... pollution. , Professor Haluk Beyenal and graduate student ... Architecture discuss the system in the online edition of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold 2Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold 3Researchers develop unique waste cleanup for rural areas 2
... suggested an alternative way to allocate science funding. The ... depends on a collective distribution of funding by the ... associated with the traditional peer review of grant proposals ... even better results. "Peer review of scientific ...
... leading cause of disability worldwide," causing more years of ... combined. In any given year, 5-7% of the world,s ... six people will at some point suffer from the ... scientists still don,t understand the biological mechanisms behind it ...
... a new way to study bone disorders and bone ... rare, genetic bone disease. The approach, based on Nobel-Prize ... and tendons progressively turn into bone, and addresses the ... veterans who have suffered blast injuries including traumatic ...
Cached Biology News:Researchers propose alternative way to allocate science funding 2Scientists find a new mechanism underlying depression 2Scientists find a new mechanism underlying depression 3Stem cells used to model disease that causes abnormal bone growth 2Stem cells used to model disease that causes abnormal bone growth 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 A novel ... an MRI scanner is currently being tested as part ... Women's Hospital in Boston with the aim of determining ... can make prostate cancer biopsies faster, more accurate, less ... system also has the potential to deliver prostate cancer ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Ireland , September 18, 2014 ... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ) has ... "Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business ... ,     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ,This report analyzes ... in US$ Million by the following ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... D.C. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 On ... Durbin and Sen. Jim Risch for National Lab Day ... projects from across the national laboratory system. Durbin and ... which aims to increase awareness of the reach of ... technologies and discoveries to address some of our nation's ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014 Research and Markets ... "Global N-acetylcysteine Industry Report 2014" report to ... Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth ... N-acetylcysteine industry. The report provides a ... applications and industry chain structure. The N-acetylcysteine market ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 2Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 3Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 4Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 5Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 6Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 3Lab Day Highlight Labs' Contribution to U.S. Competitiveness and Innovation 2Lab Day Highlight Labs' Contribution to U.S. Competitiveness and Innovation 3Global N-acetylcysteine Industry Report 2014 2
... Even the most innovative thinker has a lot of ... to market, attendees learned at the Wisconsin Innovation Service ... University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. , ,Industry leaders, CEOs, lawyers and successful ... just starting out or looking for a way to rise ...
... Editors note: This is the first of a series of columns ... and advice on IT leadership and the challenges they face. ... 95 percent of his customers want more of what he has ... ready to meet that demand. , ,David Wallace is the CIO ...
... your competitors is easy. The difficult part is finding ... by seeking intelligence instead of information. , ,The differences ... a purpose and a process for gathering information ensures ... merely informative. , ,A well-defined purpose allows you to ...
Cached Biology Technology:More than ideas needed to make profits, experts say 2MATC faces demand for less paper and more integration 2MATC faces demand for less paper and more integration 3Are you gathering information or intelligence about competitors? 2Are you gathering information or intelligence about competitors? 3
...
... deuterium atoms at the 9, 10, 12, and ... an internal standard for the quantification of 13(S)-HODE ... by incubation of linoleic acid with plant and ... the adhesion of tumor cells to the endothelium ...
... Cells and TriEx Insect Cell Medium are ... constructs. This cell/medium combination has been selected ... high protein expression levels observed specifically with ... note that our Ready-Plaque Sf9 Cells and ...
...
Biology Products: