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Pancakes won’t turn you into a zombie as in HBO’s ‘The Last of Us,’ but fungi in flour have been making people sick for a long time
Originally published in the Conversation. by Dr. Sheryl Barringer In the HBO series “ The Last of Us,” named after the popular video game of the same name, the flour supplies of the world are contaminated with a fungus called Cordyceps. When people eat ...
Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference
Have you ever engaged in a conversation about an uncomfortable or sensitive topic with someone who is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with different views and lived experiences can go awry and ...
Implicit Associations, Insidious Assumptions: Unintended Manifestations of Bias in Everyday Life
This 90-minute workshop will provide an introduction to unconscious associations that can lead to an affinity toward or prejudice against some people (implicit bias). We will explore how our socialization process leads to the formation of conscious and un ...
National Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Week
Twenty-five years ago Lyn Fisher and Martha Beck had a dream to establish a program to train gardening enthusiasts in research-based gardening techniques, then to use that knowledge to teach the general public. Lyn and Martha, had heard of such a program ...
FDSCTE 7194 Selected topics in food science. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions. Graduate 1.0 FDSCTE 7194 SP22.pdf Spring 2022 Dr. V.M. (Bala) Balasubramaniam Distance Learning Columbus FST Graduate Prog ...
The Science of Human Sensory Measurements: Theoretical Principles and Industrial Applications
FDSCTE 7560 This course provides students with a critical overview of the science behind perception measurements in sensory evaluation with a focus on sensory discrimination testing. This course will describe a theoretical foundation to sensory measuremen ...
How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...
Communicating to be Understood online workshop
How we communicate with each other, whether it is a co-worker or spouse, can make or break a relationship. In this workshop we will explore how people communicate differently and how you can use your strengths to build relationships with your team and inc ...
Chocolate chemistry – a food scientist explains how the beloved treat gets its flavor, texture and tricky reputation as an ingredient
Originally published in By Sheryl Barringer Professor of Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University Whether it is enjoyed as creamy milk chocolate truffles, baked in a devilishly dark chocolate cake or even poured as hot cocoa, Americans on ...