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Americas: RBSC enters partnership on yeast research

Renaissance BioScience Corp. (RBSC) has entered into a partnership with Mitacs for a multi-year, US$1.44 million research and development project. Mitacs, a national not-for-profit...

Asia Pacific: Proteins may create better brew, say researchers

The transformation of barley grains into beer typically requires starring water, yeast and hops. Now, scientists are saying proteins can someday lead to a...

Europe: Dupont’s venture company inks partnership for probiotics

Three months after its formation, the DuPont Nutrition & Health Microbiome Venture has forged a relationship with contract research organization, the Center of Food...

Americas: Researchers release high-yielding red rice

Researchers from Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service are releasing a nutritious red rice cultivar that should appeal...

Europe: Researchers convert lactose into alcohol

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed a patented technology which uses lactic acid bacteria to efficiently convert lactose...

Europe: Getting protein out of grass, research

In the quest to develop sustainable foods, which can feed the world's growing population, researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark,...

Americas: Junk food tax is viable, say researchers

A federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible, according to researchers at New York University (NYU) College of Global Public...

Americas: Purdue crop storage bag commercializes

The Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bag that is designed to prevent insect-caused post-harvest losses for farmers in developing countries, is now commercially available...

Asia Pacific: Detecting trace amounts of pesticide in less than two hours

Food scientists from the National University of Singapore developed a rapid and highly sensitive screening technique capable of detecting minute amounts of pyrethroids in...

Americas: Tool detects bacteria in water or a food sample

Food scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a new, rapid and low-cost method for detecting bacteria in water or a food...
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