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Sustainable vertical farming meets personalised nutrition

Added: 13 Sep 2021

A new project is set to bring sustainable vertical farming and personalised nutrition into the home…

Real milk, real cheese - no cows required

Added: 8 Jul 2021

Will 'animal-free' AI driven processing replace 'plant-based' dairy products? An Israeli start-up i…

New dipping solution turns the whole fish into valuable food

Added: 16 Jun 2021

When herring are filleted, more than half their weight becomes a low-value ‘side stream’ that never…

Designing healthy diets with mathematical modelling and computer analysis

Added: 22 Apr 2021

When it comes to diets, no one size fits all. Now, researchers have demonstrated a the ability to a…

The Hunger Games: Uncovering the secret of the hunger switch in the brain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Ever stood at your refridgerator staring into it and wishing you could switch off the hunger pangs …

Food fraud in China opens the market to EU products

Added: 9 Nov 2020

There is wide distrust among the general public within China regarding food and safety throughout t…

Sprat, mollusks and algae: our future flexitarian diet?

Added: 22 Oct 2020

Could you shelve meat to help save the planet? For those of us who can't quite bring ourselves to c…

Wellcome Trust on the hunt for best public engagement

Added: 16 Oct 2019

The Wellcome Trust has launched an initiative to find the best examples of public engagement projec…

PM reintroduces graduate visa

Added: 18 Sep 2019

A new work visa introduced by Boris Johnson’s government will allow international science students …

US environmental agency to end animal testing by 2035

Added: 18 Sep 2019

The US Environmental Protection Agency will phase out animal testing of chemical products by 2035, …

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…

Space salad

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Feb 2019

Researchers are developing self-contained planters with the aim of growing beans in space in 2021. …

Fishy study links seafood to prevention of Parkinson's

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 May 2018

A new study from Sweden suggests the link between consumption of fish and better long-term neurolog…

Global food project launched

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Jul 2017

A large scale research project into global food system resilience has been launched at the Universi…

Carbon and sugar tax could ‘significantly’ improve population health

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Feb 2016

Health benefits could be achieved by both a carbon and sugar tax on food and drink in the UK, accor…

Food allergies better understood

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Feb 2016

Scientists have taken a step closer to explaining food allergies, especially those in children.

Meat-cooking compounds increase the risk of kidney cancer

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Dec 2015

Following a recent report by WHO suggesting the consumption of red and processed meat can increase …