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Americas: Food promotes healthy ageing, finds paper

Improving dietary resilience and better integration of nutrition in the health care system can promote healthy aging and may significantly reduce the financial and...

Americas: High folic acid intake in aged mice causes a lowered immune response

Previous studies have shown an association between high folic acid intake and a reduction in the immune system defenses needed to fight viral infections...

Europe: Improving fraud resilience

Fraud has a financial cost, undermines customer and consumer confidence, and in the most serious cases, can damage consumers’ health and well-being. Fraud is harmful,...

Asia Pacific: Liner bags found to reduce food waste during shipping

A European retail chain conducted a trial with Indian company Uflex's Flexfresh liner bags by shipping blueberries from South America to Europe. After a...

Americas: Cornell University, institute create anti-bacteria nanoscale surface

Just as the invention of nonstick pans was a boon for chefs, a new type of nanoscale surface that bacteria cannot stick to holds...

Europe: Researchers develop cooling technique for ultracold gases as possible refrigerants

Physicists at the University of Basel have developed a cooling technique for mechanical quantum systems. Using an ultracold atomic gas, the vibrations of a membrane...

Americas: USP releases new food fraud database

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has launched Food Fraud Database (FFD 2.0) to help food manufacturers and retailers make informed decisions about ingredients in...

Europe: Straw may help create everyday products, says researcher

Glucose from straw may play a big role in the future production of many everyday products. An award winning PhD project from DTU Chemical...

Americas: Researchers found 30 types of heat-resistant beans for cultivation

Amidst fears that global warming could zap a vital source of protein that has sustained humans for centuries, bean breeders from global partnership organization...

Asia Pacific: DSM highlights study on South Koreans deficient vitamin E status

DSM welcomes a newly-published paper that examines the vitamin E status of 20- to 59-year-old adults living in the Seoul metropolitan area of South...

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