Latest Wageningen University Stories

2014-05-05 08:28:48

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Eat An Apple For Stroke Prevention
2011-09-16 11:05:28

You may have heard the old saying that ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away,’ but did you know that an apple a day, and perhaps a pear a day, may keep strokes away?

2011-05-02 07:50:00

To find out what motivates pigs to frolic around in the mud, a scientist in the Netherlands looked at the wallowing behavior of its wild relatives.

2010-01-07 08:03:26

Although kids like to choose what vegetables they want on their dinner plate, they don't always eat them.

2009-08-27 16:54:12

Researchers from Wageningen University used the warm days in August to map out the urban climate in two Dutch cities. The research team drove two cargo bicycles with measurement equipment during various times of a 24 hours’ day through Rotterdam and Arnhem.

2008-12-24 06:55:00

A study of a prohibitive long-term surge in costs suggests that tough targets for avoiding dangerous global warming may be easier to achieve than widely believed.

2008-08-07 12:35:00

A new study in SCI's Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture shows that konjac gum and sesame seed extract may offer protection against different strains of E. coli and Salmonella bacteria.

2008-07-07 10:45:37

A team of scientists from Wageningen University, led by Professor Johan van Leeuwen, has carried out studies both into the advantages of different rider techniques in reducing injury risk, and into the benefits of a method of equine rehabilitation.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.