How much would you pay for a pork chop that was two percent leaner? Would you eat such a pork chop if nanoscale minerals were mixed into the hog feed to achieve that two percent reduction? Such questions are before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as it considers what to advise the animal feed and mineral supplement industry about their efforts to incorporate atomic- to molecular-sized materials into feed.
Give yourselves a round of ap-paw-se, Sidewalk Doggers: we’ve got something to brag about. According to the September issue of Dog Fancy Magazine, Minneapolis is the best dog-friendly city in the Midwest! Yip yip hurray!
(Photo by Zachary Bielinski) Graduate student Amanda Stephens shows Lydia a monarch butterfly before it’s tagged and released at the Minneapolis Monarch Festival on Sept. 6, 2014, in the Nokomis neighborhood. School researchers say monarch populations have dropped in recent years, but they’re optimistic about reversing the decline.
Against a backdrop of milkweed, flowers and bright orange wings, monarch butterfly researchers and educators gathered Saturday to enlist the public’s help in saving the delicate insects.
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