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Hydration and health: a developing scientific field

On 26 April, Danone Nutricia Research presented a satellite symposium in conjunction with the American Society of Nutrition’s scientific sessions at the 2014 Experimental Biology (EB) congress in San…

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Danone International Prize for Nutrition goes to Dr Hotamisligil…

Danone Institute International awarded its 9th Danone International Prize for Nutrition to Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, Chair of Harvard University’s School of Public Health, for his research in immunology…

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Watch 40 Years Of Wind Farms Spreading Across The U.S.

The U.S has gone from one small collection of turbines in 1975 to nearly 1,000 wind farms--capable of generating enough electricity for 15 million homes.

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The World’s Largest Urban Farm Is Coming To Washington

BrightFarms is building a 100,000-square-foot greenhouse that will supply grocery stores and food banks.

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Philadelphia to be US Model for Green Infrastructure

Back in 2012 we noted that Philadelphia was embarking on a landmark 25-year, $2 billion urban watershed…

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Local Food delivered by Slow Boat down the Hudson River

A Vermont farmer is selling and shipping his goods on a boat that is traveling down the Hudson River and coming into port at stops along the way.

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Fresh Moves: A Grocery Store In A Bus

The Fresh Moves mobile produce market is intent on proving to larger supermarkets that there’s a market for fresh produce in food deserts.

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CropMobster: An Early Warning System For Food That’s About…

Instead of having 40% of food go straight into the trash can, a farmer from California created an app which would make it go to the people who need it. Cropmobster is an 'instant alert' service that notifies…

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Congratulations! You’re a Social Entrepreneur

Winners of the Village Capital/VentureWell startup accelerator (Louisville, KY), Spensa Technologies and Solar Site Design, hadn’t before defined themselves as social entrepreneurs. Yet their projects…

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Evian supports the “Drink Up” campaign in the United States

As part of her commitment to promote healthier lifestyles among the children of America, First Lady Michelle Obama has just launched a programme to raise awareness of the benefits of water. Evian is one…

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