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Americas: Purdue, experts to modernize process for preserving food

Experts are working to modernize a process that is used in making products, from freeze-dried space foods to lifesaving wonder drugs. The process, called lyophilization,...

Americas: Startup rolls out self-serve frozen yogurt kiosk

FroYo XPress, a Purdue student startup, is developing an automated, self-serve frozen yogurt kiosk that will offer an all-natural, non-dairy frozen yogurt with minimal...

Americas: Purdue food, energy program gets US$2.5M grant

A Purdue University-led program training students on producing sustainable food and electricity for populations through solar energy received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research...

Americas: Purdue graduates develop soy microbeads to replace plastic ones

A team of four Purdue graduates have developed SoyFoliate, a soy-microbead technology that could serve as an alternative to the recently banned plastic microbeads...

Americas: Lab finds food ingredient blends more sensitive to climate change

A recent Purdue study featured in the Journal of Food Science, deciphers why food ingredient blends are more sensitive to changes in climate than...

Americas: Researchers develop glue from mussels, corn

A new type of adhesive that combines the bonding chemistry of shellfish with a bio-based polymer has been shown to perform as well as...

Americas: Over eating red meat may not harm the heart, say...

Consuming red meat in amounts above what is typically recommended does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and blood...

Americas: Solidifying soybean oil for food processing, research

Two Purdue University researchers have developed a hydrogenation process that could solidify soybean oil for food processing without creating trans fats, which have been...

Africa: Startup provides clean drinking water technology to Kenya

Maji Safi has installed 10 large slow sand filters in rural schools in Kenya, and Jafvert and Howarter have installed similar filters in Colombia,...

Americas: Seeing bacteria glow in the dark

Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off...