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2010-10-21 17:03:00

AMES, Iowa, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended online tests of a newly developed instrument grading system for pork carcasses (www.biotronics-inc.com/bioqscan_rd.pdf) demonstrate its ability to differentiate pork loins relative to marbling levels. Researchers have long shown that marbling in the pork loin adds significantly to juiciness and flavor of chops. A recent journal research article supported by researchers at Colorado State University and Ohio State University also found a positive...

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2006-08-03 18:32:19

AMES, Iowa -- A company created by a group of Iowa State University researchers wants hog producers to use ultrasound technology to identify animals that can produce tastier and juicier meat. Biotronics Inc., created in 1998, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the use of ultrasound on hogs. The grant totaled $80,000 for the first phase of the project. A second phase, if awarded, could total $350,000. Doyle Wilson, Biotronics president, said using ultrasound...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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