STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE 'Drink your beer, eat your bacon'
Yes, this was a real quote from this morning's speaker at the Eighth Annual Regional Bioscience Conference.
I had never been to the bioscience conference before today. To be honest, I wasn't sure wha... Posted on 3/29/12 at 4:46 PM
Science Club, Robotics Team show off work during annual event
WORTHINGTON — As part of the Regional Bioscience Conference, the Worthington Middle School Science Club and Worthington High School Robotics Team showed off their scientific achievements on Friday.
Company's president a featured speaker at ninth annual Regional Bioscience Conference
WORTHINGTON — While snow and icy roads delayed the start of Friday’s sessions at the ninth annual Regional Bioscience Conference in Worthington, dozens of people braved the conditions to hear the day’s first speaker, Randy Simonson, talk about the continued growth of Newport Laboratories in China.
Cost of breaking material seen as significant challenge
WORTHINGTON — One engineer sees algae as a future biofuel, and one entrepreneur sees algae as a future pharmaceutical and food source. Both were speakers Friday afternoon during the final session at the Regional Bioscience Conference in Worthington.
Bioscience speaker touts new products to reduce foodborne pathogens
WORTHINGTON — Each year, foodborne diseases kill approximately 2.2 million people around the world, and most of them are children. It’s an issue that impacts every country, with an average of 3,000 deaths recorded in the United States alone.
WORTHINGTON — When people say there’s an increased risk of heart disease or cancer by consuming animal food products, Iowa State University animal science associate professor Lance Baumgard wants them to know that risk is a relative term.
WORTHINGTON — Growing more food on a finite amount of land to feed an increasing global population will undoubtedly require more scientific research and technological advancement, but can American farmers do it all without compromising quality of life and environment?
Cheryl Matter is senior program director at BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The campus of UCLA may be far removed from the southwest Minnesota prairie, but it’s not difficult for Cheryl Matter to draw comparisons between the two.
Rural economic development expert visits Worthington for seventh annual event
WORTHINGTON — Students representing the Worthington Middle Science Club at the Regional Bioscience Conference Friday morning quickly caught Jack Schultz’s eyes.
Bioscience companies have grown in number from 700 to 75,000 in last 25 years
WORTHINGTON — If there were two messages Steven Burrill hoped to leave with the audience Friday morning at the seventh annual Regional Bioscience Conference, it’s that young people today need to embrace science and biology, and that we all will see more changes in technology in the next decade than we’ve seen in the last 2,010 years.
University of Manitoba professor to speak Thursday at Bioscience Conference
WORTHINGTON — Beer, bread, breakfast cereal, ice cream and apples all contain a common, simple element most people don’t think about — bubbles.
Though they might seem unimportant, bubbles are what give many foods the right texture, and studying them will potentially lead to important advances in food science and the food industry.
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