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Win: Bloom

Added: 17 Sep 2019

From food to fuel, fertiliser and plastic production, Kassinger charts the applications of algae an…

Celebrating the improbable

Added: 13 Sep 2019

Another year, another heart-warming evening commemorating the silly, unusual and often random side …

Drought-resistant cereal gene isolated

Added: 2 Sep 2019

Plant scientists have identified a gene responsible for drought resistance in barley that could lea…

Ancient yeast leavens bread

Added: 7 Aug 2019

A 4,500-year-old strain of yeast sampled from ancient Egyptian pottery has been used to bake bread.

UK food safety company partners cannabis producer

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Scottish food safety company R-Biopharm Rhône will supply its test kits to an unnamed Canadian cann…

Pea gin reduces CO2 emissions

Added: 12 Jul 2019

Alcohol fermented from the starch of peas instead of wheat could offer a greener form of gin produc…

Lab-grown insect meat

Added: 6 Jun 2019

Researchers have outlined proposals for lab-grown insect meat as an alternative to harmful livestoc…

Innovation in data collection

Added: 5 Jun 2019

There are many examples of product enhancements using improved design and or different materials to…

We’ll drink to that

Added: 3 Jun 2019

Dr Leonardo Chiappisi and Dr Isabelle Grillo are fascinated with the popular Italian liquor limonce…

Brexit bomb

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 May 2019

In the shifting sands of Brexit, there are some things of which we can be sure. And one of them fee…

An edit for good?

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Apr 2019

Gene editing could allow incredible crop improvements, with the potential to reduce the harmful imp…

Down on the farm

Evoluted New Media | Added: 28 Feb 2019

The complex balance of species which live in and around farmland are vulnerable to climate change –…

Fast food

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Feb 2019

Speed breeding isn’t a new concept but it could be crucial to ramping up food production in Europe …

The fat of the land

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 Oct 2018

Evidence for environmental chemicals as disruptors of metabolism is mounting ­– now a new study sug…

Food for thought

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Sep 2018

Bacteriophages are well known to molecular and microbiology, but could they really be a new vanguar…

Getting the right exposure

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Sep 2018

Understanding the totality of environmental exposures from conception onward and what that might do…

An aquatic approach to space food

Evoluted New Media | Added: 23 Jul 2018

Just how do you haul enough food into space on extended manned missions without burning through vit…

Toxic shock!

Evoluted New Media | Added: 21 Jun 2018

When a species other than c.botulinum was found producing its famous toxin – only the second report…

Chef de science

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 May 2016

Professor Peter Barnham speaks on the science of molecular gastronomy.

Pork tapeworm

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Dec 2015

This coloured scanning electron micrograph of the head of a pork tapeworm – Taenia solium – shows t…