Month: May 2021

Dairy multinational FrieslandCampina finances ‘independent’ science, but only if it leads to increased milk production

FrieslandCampina is the largest private funder of dairy science at Wageningen University & Research, the world’s top agricultural university, based in the Netherlands. The dairy multinational wants to maintain growth and mainly supports science that serves that goal. Meanwhile, research into sustainable alternatives has trouble getting financed. By Irene van den Berg, Tim Luimes en …

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Only one in twenty-five Europeans infected report this through a COVID-19 app

The Dutch CoronaMelder app and its equivalents in other countries are used in around one in twenty-five COVID-19 cases. This has been shown by research conducted by journalists from four European media outlets led by Dutch research collective The Investigative Desk. By Daan Marselis and Manon Dillen The journalists collected information about the use of …

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