(Audio News 12/16/13) A team of LSU AgCenter scientists is designing nano-delivery systems for biomedical, food and agricultural applications. These nano-delivery systems have the potential to heat and destroy cancer cells while protecting healthy cells, to target pesticide applications to plants to avoid drift, to improve food safety and to pinpoint where medicine is received in the body. (Runtime: 2:00)
(Audio 05/07/13) Consumers looking to decrease their intake of sugar have several non-nutritive sweeteners to choose from. Non-nutritive sweeteners include saccharine, aspartame, stevia and sucralose. (Runtime: 1:20)
(Audio) Heli Roy of the LSU AgCenter explains how blueberries fit on the USDA's My Plate to help people meet the new dietary guidelines.