All Food Science


‘Potash price rise undermines global food security’ warning

Added: 25 Feb 2024

Rising prices for potash across the globe are creating a threat to the level of global food securit…

First ever Blavatnik award wins for Heriot-Watt and Innes centre as nine share honours

Added: 21 Jan 2024

Nine scientists have shared the 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK and with it a …

Treforest explosion victim named as Celtic Food Labs chief

Added: 18 Dec 2023

The sole victim of the major explosion on a South Wales industrial estate has been identified as th…

The root of it

Added: 2 Oct 2023

Seaweed is an intrinsic part of our existence on this planet and it could just be the very thing th…

Royal Assent opens door to gene edited food in UK 

Added: 29 Mar 2023

The granting of Royal Assent for the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act has finally opened…

Sustainably feeding the world with genomics-driven agriculture

Added: 5 Mar 2023

As cell meat manufacture develops in the lab, science is increasingly impacting arable farming in t…

From petri dish to dinner plate

Added: 27 Feb 2023

Lab grown meat is developing into a multibillion pound industry but scaling up has challenges, expl…

Government aid for healthcare innovation trio welcomed

Added: 22 Jan 2023

InnoScot Health, the private body working with NHS Scotland to drive commercial innovation in the s…

UK poised to be world-leading lab-grown meat producer, claims patent firm

Added: 17 Dec 2022

The United Kingdom is on course to play a major international role in the development of lab-grown …

Microscope

AI-enhanced chromatography aims to boost analysis accuracy and speed

Added: 30 Sep 2022

Fujitsu has signed a deal with the French firm Phytocontrol to integrate artificial intellegence to…

View Nikon Small World in Motion 2022 winners

Added: 12 Sep 2022

View the amazing microscopic images of the finalists in the 2022 Nikon Small World in Motion video …

How food microbiology contract labs can drive sustainable impact

Added: 19 Jun 2022

Safe and trusted food is essential for the food industry to prosper — especially in today’s landsca…

Improving contract lab efficiency and productivity through automation

Added: 29 Apr 2022

As demand for outsourced microbiological testing to assure the food value chain increases, contract…

How to ensure secure biological material transportation

Added: 6 Apr 2022

The correct transport of biological material is a major aspect of modern bio-legislation. Here, Den…

Technological research and development in agritech

Added: 4 Mar 2022

It is increasingly important for agricultural research to raise awareness of conditions leading to …

Moving from 'Use by' to 'Best before' dates: participate in the project

Added: 17 Feb 2022

Many producers have elected to display 'Best before' in place of 'Use by' dates on fresh pasteurise…

Making an impact in remote laboratory research

Added: 16 Feb 2022

During Lab Innovations last November, Anna Cooper and Raymond Wong were delighted to pick up the ‘M…

World's first confocal light microscope to study chiral molecules

Added: 11 Feb 2022

Scientists from Durham University’s Chemistry Department have developed the world’s first laser sca…

Shedding light on how to increase UK crop yields

Added: 31 Jan 2022

Recent events has demonstrated the need to increase the UK's national food harvest and build relien…

Food forensics: how AI can smell authentic olive oil

Added: 27 Jan 2022

Extra virgin olive (EVO) oils are highly complex. Here, Prof Chiara Cordero discusses the applicati…