Latest Biotronics Inc. Stories

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...

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
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.