Latest Cuisine of the Southern United States Stories

2009-04-17 09:55:00

During the last 540 million years, the earth's oxygen levels have fluctuated wildly. Knowing that the dinosaurs appeared around the time when oxygen levels were at their lowest at 12%, Tomasz Owerkowicz, Ruth Elsey and James Hicks wondered how these monsters coped at such low oxygen levels.

2009-03-24 12:22:07

University of Florida scientists say they've developed a new muscadine grape cultivar called Delicious that ripens early and is disease-resistant. Professor Dennis Gray, who led the research, said the black fruit features exceptional taste and texture with an edible skin, making it well-suited for fresh fruit consumption and the potential for wine production.

2009-03-24 14:48:49

Ice storms and other severe weather can have devastating impacts on agricultural crops, including perennial tree crops.

2009-03-10 12:32:00

LEBANON, Tenn., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Lady Vols recently helped their coach accomplish a feat no coach, male or female, in history ever has -- her 1,000th win.

2009-03-04 07:52:52

The Roman Meal Co. is one of the most recent U.S. firms recalling products with possibly tainted peanut ingredients from the Peanut Corporation of America. The U.S.

2009-02-20 16:16:00


2009-02-19 06:50:00

The US Food and Drug Administration says more possibly contaminated peanut products, including snack tray items sold by 1-800-Flowers, are being recalled.

2009-02-18 15:00:45

Caretakers at a Florida park say they are unsure whether a resident female alligator is excited or threatened by the presence of a garbage truck. Sarasota Jungle Gardens keepers said Attitude, a 25-year-old American alligator, lets out a loud bellow whenever she hears a city garbage truck making its twice-weekly pickup at the park but caretakers are unsure whether Attitude is sounding a mating call or warning the truck to keep away as a potential rival, The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reported...

2009-02-17 14:00:00

Because of the distinct lack of grocery stores in outer space, scientists are looking for ways to provide food for long-term space missions.

2009-02-16 00:54:19

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2009-03-27 18:08:12

Callinectes sapidus, or more familiarly known as the Blue Crab, is a crustacean inhabiting the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Maryland advertises the species as its State Crustacean and consequently, it is the subject of an extensive fishery there. The Blue Crab is particularly aggressive and complicated to handle safely. It is hostile and known to react at any movement they determine a threat. The western edge of the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to...

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