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Cooking Innovations

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Cooking Innovations:
Using Hydrocolloids for Thickening, Gelling, and Emulsification
Amos Nussinovitch  & Madoka Hirashima
Hardcover: 384 pages; Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition (9 Oct 2013);
Language: English ISBN-10: 143987588X; ISBN-13: 978-1439875889

Book Description
While hydrocolloids have been used for centuries, it took [...]

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Carbs at dinner-time to increase satiety, reduce risk

11 November, 2012
New research: limiting carbs to dinner-time increases satiety, reduces risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Carbs at night: a possible alternative for people who have difficulty persisting in diets
An experimental diet with carbohydrates eaten mostly at dinner could benefit people suffering from severe and morbid obesity, according to new research at the Hebrew University [...]

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Novel Biocontrol Method for Protecting Plants

Yissum Introduces a Novel Biocontrol Method for Protecting Plants from Pathogens Using Yeast Isolated from Strawberry Leaves
Novel biocontrol agent is environmentally-friendly, non-toxic and effective for a large variety of plants
Jerusalem, Israel, July 23, 2012 - Agriculture relies heavily on the use of pesticides in order to maximise crop yield. However, the widespread use of chemical [...]

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Jerusalem and Rehovot, Israel; Seoul, South Korea, May 29, 2012 — The discovery of a mummified Korean child with relatively preserved organs enabled an Israeli-South Korean scientific team to conduct a genetic analysis on a liver biopsy which revealed a unique hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype C2 sequence common in Southeast Asia.

Additional [...]

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International consortium decodes the tomato genome

Consortium includes Prof. Dani Zamir of the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jerusalem, May 30, 2012 – The tomato genome sequence – both the domesticated type and its wild ancestor, Solanum pimpinellifolium — has been sequenced for the first time by a large international team of scientists, including [...]

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Hebrew University student turns paper mill waste into ‘green’ material for industrial applications
Jerusalem, August 1, 2011 – A method to use paper millwaste to produce ecologically friendly, industrial foams from renewable resources has been developed by a graduate student in agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Foams are used for numerous day-to-day uses, including in [...]

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Kwansimah Quansah completed her M.Sc. at the Division of External Studies  at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment, and her tuition was generously supported by the Pears Foundation .
Read about her in the Jerusalem Post:
Israel growing on Ghanaian agricultural student
African native plans to improve farming standards in her homeland.

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Hebrew University's Prof. Alexander Vainstein has developed a clever way to improve the genome of plants. By infecting plants with a modified virus, the plant DNA can be "edited" in a very specific manner. The breakthrough technique was announced by Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., Hebrew University's technology transfer company, and Danziger Innovations Ltd.
article in [...]

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Conserving and Recycling Natural Water Resources

In Israel, scientists at The Hebrew Universitys Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment are investigating the quickest and most cost affective ways of conserving and recycling our natural water resources as levels decline.
Photo Credits: Yehudit Kirschbaum, Rama, Colegota, Virtualsteve, Ilan Sharif, Shai Kesel, Postdlf, Suburbanbloke, Fanghong, Mathiasv, Krokodyl,
Music Credit: "In Motion", [...]

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Raising fish anywhere - even in the desert

By David Shamah
With fewer fish in the sea with each passing year, Israel's Grow Fish Anywhere has found a way to grow them in the desert, based on research done at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
"There's plenty of fish in the sea," the old saying goes - but that's [...]

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