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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…

Better choices for health and wellbeing – for you and the planet

Added: 1 Oct 2021

With a significant trend towards more widespread acceptance of flexitarian plant-based diets, Adria…

Algae – a novel solution to the climate crisis?

Added: 29 Sep 2021

By 2050, the world will need to produce 70% more food than in 2005, and will need 50% more fresh wa…

The sweet sense of sustainability – repurposing sugar

Added: 10 Sep 2021

As we all look to our waistlines, understanding more about healthy eating and seeking to make healt…

Eliminating food waste – now is the time for your FLW initiative

Added: 31 Aug 2021

The staggering statistics around food loss and waste (FLW), from field to consumer, highlight the n…

Feeding the world

Added: 2 Oct 2020

An international team of researchers led by Mario Herrero at CSIRO, Australia’s national science ag…

The renaissance of supercritical fluid chromatography

Sarah Lawton | Added: 11 May 2020

Early development of supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) was described as high-pressure or den…

An edit for good?

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 9 Apr 2019

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

Down on the farm

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 28 Feb 2019

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

Fast food

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | 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

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 19 Oct 2018

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

Toxic shock!

qUTJSc.cdqhpmm qUTJSc.cdqhpmm | Added: 21 Jun 2018

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