Define, defend and direct: researchers give three proposals for the nutraceutical world

Nutraceuticals, a category that includes things like vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements and more, occupy a gray space between pharmaceuticals and food. Their somewhat nebulous state has been a damper on the industry’s ability to flourish, and now a group of researchers from Italy have published a paper declaring three areas where development is needed in […]

Monday links

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Animal Science:

Badgers key to limiting spread of bovine tuberculosis — Trinity College Dublin Because badgers can easily harbor and spread bovine tuberculosis, researchers say it is imperative to understand how badgers move around in the wild. […]

Neogen reports 12% revenue increase

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that revenues for the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, which ended Aug. 31, were $83,645,000 — a 12% increase compared to revenues of $74,860,000 in the first quarter of last year.

First quarter net income increased 6% to $9,881,000, or $0.26 per share, from the previous year’s […]