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Several studies have demonstrated an inverse relationship between intake of whole grain and the risk of developing lifestyle diseases. Photo: Colourbox

2017.04.28 | Anis

Antibiotics counteract the beneficial effect of whole grain

Antibiotics may impede the health properties of whole grain, especially for women. A recent study conducted by Aarhus University and The Danish Cancer Society demonstrates this. The results emphasize the importance of maintaining a restrictive use of antibiotics.

At the present there is no scientific evidence that one milk protein variant is superior to the other. Photo: Colourbox

2017.04.07 | Food

Further knowledge required about the differences between milk proteins

Recent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk with one protein type is healthier than the other.

Postdoc Tine Thach has won a Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT Early Career Award.

2017.03.27 | Agro

International reward to promising wheat researcher from Aarhus University

Postdoc Tine Thach from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University has been awarded the 2017 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Award.

Scientists have developed a wheat with a specific ability to increase the digestibility of phosphorus and other important minerals. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.03.24 | DCA

Unique wheat passes the test

A unique, patented wheat can have significant importance to agriculture, the environment and undernourished people in developing countries. Animal tests recently demonstrated that this special wheat increases P and Ca digestibility.

Niall Young has a PhD degree in rheology from the University of Salford, United Kingdom, and has worked in the food industry for more than 20 years.

2017.03.16 | Food

Affiliate Associate Professor to strengthen the cooperation with the food industry

Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, appoints Niall Young as Affiliate Associate Professor in food structures and rheology. Niall Young is employed as a Technical Fellow in DuPont Nutrition & Health.

Over a period of three years, the scientists conducted field studies with various crops and cropping systems. Photo: Jesper Rais

2017.03.13 | Agro

Grasses are good at using the sun to be productive

Scientists from Aarhus University have studied how efficient crops are at using the sun to produce biomass for biorefining. This knowledge can be put to use to optimise biomass yields and improve sustainability.

2017.03.13 | DCA

Increased knowledge required on production of protein from green biomasses

Green biomasses hold a significant potential as an alternative to traditional protein sources. However, a recent report establishes the fact that further knowledge is required on the economic and environmental consequences in case an actual commercial production is implemented.

As a starting point InnovateFood will use 12 actual problems formulated by the participating companies. Photo: Jesper Rais

2017.02.27 | Food

Scientists and students set new examples regarding healthy food

InnovateFood is a new initiative that aims to provide the food industry with new knowledge from the universities in order to create new, innovative solutions within the food industry.

Professor Hanne C. Bertram has been awarded an Elite Researcher (EliteForsk) Prize 2017 for her research of international excellence. (Photo: Ditte Valente/EliteForsk)

2017.02.22 | DCA

Prestigious Elite Researcher Prize awarded to food science researcher

Professor Hanne Christine Bertram, Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, has been awarded an Elite Researcher (EliteForsk) Prize for her research into the correlation between diet and health. The prize is awarded by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science and goes to outstanding researchers under 45 years of age.

Wheat in Europe is at risk of infection from new variants of certain fungal diseases that the wheat plants have no resistance against. Photo: Janne Hansen

2017.03.01 | DCA

Are we prepared if wheat stem rust spreads further north?

European wheat crops may be at risk from new races of the stem rust disease, and call for increased research and surveillance. Aarhus University plays a central role by hosting the Global Rust Reference Center.

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