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    Ensuring Our Food Future

    Kristen Matak is working with food scientist colleagues at West Virginia University to increase the proportion of food to inedible material from a fish that has so far proven to be a total nuisance.

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    WVU Brings Technology to the Fight against State's Problem of Childhood Obesity

    There's more to the problem of childhood obesity than just eating too much, and there's more to the solution than just saying, "Eat less." That's why a team of West Virginia University researchers has spent a year mapping community-level factors.

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    A Year of WVU Women in STEM:
    Finding the Nutrition in Our Food

    Janet Tou's mom saw food science and nutrition in her daughter's future. "She would say she was positive I would go into food science or nutrition because of the way I would study my food instead of eat it as a child," Tou says, jokingly.

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