Researchers study how to keep school lunches safe on field trips

In public health research, like obesity studies, spatial technologies can add very valuable information. Combining remote sensing, geo-information systems and GPS will enable us to identify typical obesogenic environments. Until now, only part of this type of information is used, while the combination – also called 3S technology—has a large potential, according to researcher Peng Jia of the University of Twente (ITC). He publishes about current applications and future promise of 3S technologies in his paper in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Researchers study how to keep school lunches safe on field trips

The school field trip is a springtime ritual: Buses practically burst with exuberant children who are happy to learn outside classroom walls. But packed lunches coupled with warm temperatures ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Monitoring obesity risk from space

In public health research, like obesity studies, spatial technologies can add very valuable information. Combining remote sensing, geo-information systems and GPS will enable us to identify ...

Thu 7 Feb 19 from Medical Xpress

Scientists urged to fight GMO fake news

Scientists must speak out about the benefits of new genetic technologies such as genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and gene editing, according to The University of Queensland's new Director ...

Tue 5 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Taali takes its popped water lily snacks from Y Combinator to the world

Aditya and Aarti Kochhar Kaji didn’t set out to start the snack food business Taali Foods when they were studying for their business degrees at Harvard. The couple both hail from Mumbai ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

Symrise savors pet food ingredients

Fri 8 Feb 19 from CandEN

Roundtable report: Interviews with The Engineer’s panellists

ROUNDTABLE REPORT BAE Systems’s director of strategic technology Andy Wright talks about the digital technologies that are going to impact the company’s manufacturing processes in ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from The Engineer

Roundtable report: The key is addressing a digital manufacturing skills gap

PREVIOUS PAGE Throughout the discussion, the issue of skills was a recurring theme and, for Jeremy Hadall, this was the overriding factor in spreading the implementation of digital technologies ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from The Engineer

Roundtable report: How can SMEs adopt digital manufacturing?

PREVIOUS PAGE Smaller companies face financial, cultural and skills issues when it comes to embracing digital manufacturing and The Engineer’s panellists agreed that employing technology ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from The Engineer

Roundtable report: Is UK manufacturing embracing digital?

PREVIOUS PAGE While awareness and deployment of digital technologies is growing across the industry, our panel agreed that there’s a long way to go. And, although many of industry’s ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from The Engineer

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