Engineering Sciences

Agronomy - May 15
Agronomy
Insects are a healthy and environmentally friendly food source. But how can people in the Western world be convinced to eat them? Consuming insects is already an everyday practice for two billion people worldwide, largely in the global east and south.
Agronomy - May 8
Agronomy

Obesity is increasing more rapidly in the world's rural areas than in cities, according to a new study of global trends in body-mass index (BMI).

Environment - Architecture - Mar 25
Environment - Architecture

New insight into termites' architectural strategies could help us design more energy efficient self-sustaining buildings for humans.

Business - Agronomy - Mar 14

More needs to be done to tackle modern slavery in supply chains in Brazil - one of the world's biggest suppliers of beef and an important source of timber.

Agronomy - Health - Apr 4

The health claims made on the product packaging for a large proportion of foods marketed to children in the UK are "confusing" and could be contributing to rising rates of childhood obesity, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood .

Environment - Civil Engineering - Mar 19

Cities which have a balance between facilities, housing and natural green spaces have lower levels of socio-economic inequality in the life satisfaction of its residents, according to new research.

Environment - Agronomy - Feb 19

Growing meat in the laboratory may do more damage to the climate in the long run than meat from cattle, according to new research.