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agriculture and human health, soil rizosphere

Soil rhizosphere, agriculture and human health

Zachary Senwo, PhD, Professor, tells us what we need to know about soil rhizosphere, agriculture and human health.
natural pest control, entomology

Natural pest control: Moving forward with biopesticides

Dr Joel R. Coats, Distinguished Professor of Entomology & Toxicology, explains biopesticides in the field of natural pest control.
novel foods, CBD novel

CBD Novel Foods in the UK

Lead Scientific Officer at Always Pure Organics Andrew Megahy, explains how the UK is now in a prime position for the future of CBD use, due to the Novel Foods Application.
red seaweed, national food institute

How proteins can be extracted from red seaweed sustainably

Prof Charlotte Jacobsen from the National Food Institute, DTU, explains how proteins can be extracted from red seaweed sustainably.
plant biotechnology, meat industry

Cell Culture: Disrupting the Meat Industry

Dr. Björn Örvar from ORF Genetics, enlightens us on the firm’s innovative plant biotechnology offerings, derived from barley plants.
green and sustainable recovery, vestre

How can we make a truly green and sustainable recovery?

Romy Rawlings, Commercial Director at Vestre Ltd, explains how using an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) could be the key helping customers ensure the sustainability of their everyday choices.
low glycemic rice, diabetes

The hard solution to develop low glycemic rice for diabetes

Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, at the Rice Science Center, reveals the hard solution to develop low glycemic rice for diabetes, starting with comment on soft-texture white rice as a health risk factor.
spirulina biomass, spiralG

SpiralG Project: The first demonstrator of spirulina biorefinery

Here, we learn about the many uses of spirulina algae, and how BBI JU funded project SpiralG is assessing the sustainability and profitability of each spirulina biomass component.
meat in a petri dish, agriculture

Japanese scientists are creating realistic steak meat in a petri dish

A team at the University of Tokyo are creating steak meat in a petri dish, which could soon become the most realistic tasting biosynthetic meat available.
Rice Science Center

The Thailand Center of Excellence on Rice Precision Breeding for Food Security, Quality, and...

A collaboration between the National Center for Genetic Engineering (BIOTEC) and Rice Science Center, Kasetsart University, Thailand Rice could be crucial in helping to provide nutrition when feeding our species in the future. As the world’s population is projected to increase exponentially to nearly 10 billion people in the year...
short term cognitive, sleep

Data finds 300mg of coffee can solve short term cognitive impairment

Professor Renata Riha, at the Edinburgh Department of Sleep Medicine, released new data about how coffee can balance short term cognitive impairment - as experienced by sleep deprived people, or shift pattern workers.
main missions, horizon europe

Horizon Europe reveals five main missions for new funding

The new Horizon Europe programme will pick up where Horizon 2020 left off, with five main missions - cancer, climate change, marine environment, smart cities and food security.
DTU-National Food Institute

Bioactives – Analysis and Application

Charlotte Jacobsen discusses the Bioactives – Analysis and Application research group and its aims for sustainable food production.
smallest nanoparticles, technology

Researchers find way to make the smallest nanoparticles visible

Use of a new optical technology will now help scientists to see some of the smallest nanoparticles, measured at 25 nanometres in diameter.
animal food

Food waste will be transformed into animal food under UKRI-back project

A new project backed with £5.9 million from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will convert food waste into animal food using insects and carbon-cutting technology.
thai jasmine rice, farming

How DNA technology helps control the premium quality of Thai Hom Mali Rice

Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit, at the Rice Science Center, explains how DNA technology can create a high-quality Thai Jasmine Rice.
plant protein fertilisers

Plant protein discovery could decrease our dependence on fertilisers

Researchers have discovered a protein in plant roots that could improve the tolerance of crops to climate change and reduce the need for chemical fertilisers.
sustainable food supply

High voltage agriculture creates sustainable food supply

Professor Koichi Takaki discusses how combining electricity and biology could create a sustainable food supply.
potato and tomato blights, multi actor research

Potato and tomato blights in Europe: Multi-actor research is crucial for sustainable control

Didier Andrivon from INRA directs our thoughts to potato and tomato blights in Europe and as such, argues that multi-actor research is crucial for sustainable control.
green agriculture, legumes

Biological nitrogen fixation in legumes: Green agriculture and increased food security in Africa

Felix Dapare Dakora from Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, provides a fascinating insight into the world of biological nitrogen fixation in legumes, including the opportunities for green agriculture and increased food security in Africa.

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