Raw milk can harbor lots of drug-resistant bacteria

If left out, raw milk can become home to a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria. Researchers also found it doesn't have much probiotic value.

Amy Quinton-UC Davis • futurity
June 29, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: food drug-resistance probiotics health-and-medicine milk

East African herders drank milk 5,000 years ago

Traces of milk in ancient pots indicate that east African herders were consuming dairy 5,000 years ago.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
April 17, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: agriculture archaeology food kenya livestock tanzania science-and-technology milk dairy

Spilled milk explains why we have economic downturns

New research connects economics and physics to get at why we have regular economic downturns—and how they're a lot like milk spilling on the floor.

Duke University • futurity
March 25, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: physics economics money science-and-technology milk

Donor breastmilk doesn’t contain enough zinc

Donor breastmilk doesn't have enough zinc, tests show. Although donor milk gets fortified for babies in the NICU, parents are buying it for use at home.

Jessica O'Leary-U. Rochester • futurity
Sept. 24, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: food babies breastfeeding health-and-medicine zinc milk

Which drink is best to handle spicy food?

Spicy food too intense for you? One beverage is best to beat the heat.

Jeff Mulhollem-Penn State • futurity
July 1, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: food pain taste science-and-technology milk

Cow milk production follows a yearly rhythm

Rather than environmental factors like temperature, the amount and quality of milk cows produce depends on an annual biological cycle.

Jeff Mulhollem-Penn State • futurity
Jan. 8, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: agriculture food livestock farmers cows science-and-technology milk

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