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Several CBIO researchers presented their projects at the webinar on 1 Juli. Photo: Cecilie Ditte Christensen

2020.07.06 | DCA

CBIO researchers present solutions for the green transition

The circular bioeconomy can provide green solutions to everything from animal feed to textiles. At a webinar on 1 July, several researchers from CBIO - Centre for Circular Bioeconomy at Aarhus University - presented their many research projects, which have the potential to solve some of the key challenges in the green transition.

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2020.06.26 | Research

Carrots can replace synthetic dyes in foods

A number of synthetic dyes in foods are suspected of having unwanted side effects especially for children. For this reason, over the past ten years, the EU has required products containing selected synthetic dyes to have clear warning labels on the packaging. This has resulted in a great demand for natural dyes worldwide. Now researchers from…

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2020.09.01 | DCA

Communities can motivate men to eat healthier

Getting together around food, for instance by taking part in cooking and dining communities, can be part of the solution if men over the age of 55 are to eat healthier. This is the result of a new study by the Department of Food Science and the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University.

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2020.09.01 | DCA

Vocational school students want to eat healthier, but they lack the tools

Some of the Danish vocational school students want to eat healthier, but they lack knowledge and skills in relation to food - so-called “food literacy” - to reach the goal. This is one of the conclusions in a new study from the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University.

Photo: The Seedbed bootcamp took place online due to the circumstances – and it was a success!

2020.06.29 | Food

AU FOOD hosting international entrepreneurship programme

The Department of Food Science at Aarhus University, AU FOOD, is a consortium partner in the EIT Food Seedbed Entrepreneurship programme. The programme supports aspiring entrepreneurs to determine whether there is a market for their products or services, within innovative agrifood technologies. The Seedbed bootcamp has just taken place online with…

2020.09.11 | Anis

Mixing cull sows in pick-up pens may affect their welfare

Being mixed with unfamiliar sows is a common practice for cull sows in the days before transport to slaughter. A new study from Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, suggest that this practice may have welfare consequences for the sows.

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2020.06.26 | Research

No side effects with mechanical control of root weeds in organic fields

A 4-year trial in Norway has highlighted the effect of various mechanical weeding methods against root weeds on organic fields. The team of researchers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden also investigated whether mechanical weed control, in addition to an effect on weeds, could also increase disease infestation, adversely affect soil structure or…

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2020.06.24 | Research

Glucose content in soil can be measured in a simple way

Researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have investigated and documented the use of a simple and inexpensive method to measure the soil's glucose content in 18 different soils varying pH, clay and organic carbon contents.

AU researchers participate in a new project which is to develop a practically useful method for collecting feed data from each individual cow in the herds. File photo: Danish Cattle Research Centre.

2020.07.21 | Anis

A new method for pointing out resource-efficient and climate-friendly cows in practice is on its way

AU researchers participate in a new groundbreaking project, managed by VikingGenetics, which is to give the dairy farmer access to data about each cow’s feed intake by means of 3D cameras. The project will create unique opportunities to act with efficient and targeted management initiatives in practice for the benefit of the farmer’s economy and…

Grass is washed free from soil before separating it in a liquid and solid fraction in the biorefinery. Photo: Nikolaj Peder Hansen.

2020.07.22 | Anis

AU researchers study the feeding value of pulp for cattle

Pulp is a fibre-rich by-product, emerging from the protein refining of grass-clover. As the pulp forms a considerable part of this process, the utilisation of this, by for instance dairy farmers, is extremely important. Therefore, researchers from AU are currently studying the feeding value of the pulp for cattle, and the preliminary results look…

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