From beans to cereal grains, understanding how genes and soil types impact nutrition could one day help produce more nutritious food. One University of Missouri researcher wants to know which genes control the elements in these nutrient-rich packages.
MU scientist works to improve the mineral uptake of plants
Pacific Ocean temperatures influence tornado activity in U.S.
A SNR researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the United States.
Fu-hung Hsieh's chicken alternative recognized by CNN
The company that distributes a meat alternative created by Fu-hung Hsieh, professor of biological engineering at Mizzou’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is among CNN’s top 10 list of companies to watch.
MU developing profitable new income stream for farmers
Will seafood become a major cash crop in the Show-Me state?
Treadmill desks keep employees active and healthy
Sitting at a desk all day can cancel out the health benefits of regular exercise. Treadmill desks let workers walk and burn as many as 100 calories per hour.
Taking the long view for sustaining Missouri's soils
Peter Scharf discusses the status of Missouri's topsoil, changes in erosion pressures and how Missouri farmers can sustain the resource for generations.