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Wageningen UR curbs malaria with odour trap (video)
Odour traps are a very effective tool for curbing malaria in Africa. In the course of a four-year trial that Wageningen UR carried out in Kenya, the number of malaria mosquitoes fe...
Scientists find effector gene in banane disease (video)
Scientists have mapped the DNA of the pathogen of the feared Black Sigatoka disease in bananas. This will help create resistant banana species, says research team leader Gert Kema.
Student involved in hammerhead shark doc (video)
You may well see Wageningen Master’s student Guido Leurs swimming if you watch the National Geographic Channel next Sunday. That is when the documentary ‘Hunting the Hammerhead’ wi...
The acrobatics of the fruit fly (video)
Fruit flies are, as ugly and annoying as they may be, acrobats in the air. Researcher Florian Muijres knows how they pull their stunts, he explains in a special of the Philosophica...
Unique dinner with vegetables from Mars and the moon (video)
Growing vegetables on artificial Mars and Lunar turf. Ecologist Wieger Wamelink of Wageningen UR used crowdfunding to finance most of this research. He organised a Mars dinner in h...
One Wageningen leads to a single brand (video)
Starting today, we all work for Wageningen University & Research. All other brands, such as LEI and Alterra, will be discontinued. The new policy will mainly have consequences for ...
New master plan for agricultural and food policy (video)
European farmers, citizens and supermarkets should draft a new European agricultural and food policy together. This is the advice given by Krijn Poppe and Louise Fresco of Wagening...
Busy day during open house Animals & Plants (video)
How do you create tomorrow’s plant? Like a chrysanthemum that lasts longer in your vase, or a bell pepper with even better taste? Last Sunday, the many visitors on campus were able...
Record number of participants during student soil drilling contest (video)
This year’s student soil drilling contest is attracting a record number of teams: 93 have registered. The organising study association Pyrus expects a total of over 600 participant...
‘Science has degenerated and become entertainment’ (video)
The people who expected to be able to follow the Wereldlezing ‘Is worst de sigaret van de toekomst?’ (‘Will sausage become tomorrow’s cigarette?’) via the internet livestream on We...