Food science inspires new approach to treating gut and liver injury

Inspired by how coffee shops foam milk, as well as gummy candy and sizzling Pop Rocks, researchers have designed three gas-trapping materials to deliver a low dose of carbon monoxide into the body to potentially treat gastrointestinal disorders. Carbon monoxide is fatal when inhaled at high concentrations, but the reported results, published in Science Translational … Read more

New Analysis of Fearsome Teeth Confirms Megalodons Were ‘Highest Level’ Apex Predators

The fearsome megalodon was the largest shark that ever lived, possibly growing up to 20 meters (66 feet) in length, with teeth the size of a human hand. New research analyzing teeth from this ancient creature has revealed that the megalodon was the most apex of apex predators. By studying the levels of nitrogen isotopes … Read more

Scientists off the West Coast watch for whales — and their food

Your browser does not support the audio element. High up on NOAA’s Bell M. Shimada’s flybridge – the very top deck, around 13 meters above the water line – the scientists did not take their eyes off the water. The scientists were searching for signs of whales. Whales need a healthy, functioning ecosystem, which means … Read more

Here’s The Latest Data On Climate And Food And It’s Not Good

Challenges abound as industrial agriculture is threatened by access to key resources from water to healthy soils. Asa devastating and historic drought from Illinois to Texas to California grinds on, sophisticated mapping and data projection bring more bad news: Agricultural areas are among the places in the US experiencing the highest temperature increases. “It’s happening … Read more

Artificial Photosynthesis Can Produce Food in Complete Darkness

Plants are growing in complete darkness in an acetate medium that replaces biological photosynthesis. Credit: Marcus Harland-Dunaway / UCR Artificial photosynthesis is being developed by researchers to help make food production more energy-efficient on Earth, and maybe one day on[{” attribute=””>Mars. For millions of years, photosynthesis has evolved in plants  to turn water, carbon dioxide, … Read more

John Walter Named CEO of Food Allergy Science Initiative | Business

CAMBRIDGE, Mass .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Jun 24, 2022– The Food Allergy Science Initiative (FASI) today named veteran healthcare research leader John Walter as CEO of the food allergy research organization. Walter had served as chief operating officer for FASI since January of this year. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: … Read more

Go fish: Danish scientists work on fungi-based seafood substitute | Food science

From plant-based meat that “bleeds” to milk grown in a lab, fake meats and dairy have come a long way in recent years. But there is another alternative that scientists are training their sights on, one with the most challenging texture to recreate of all: seafood. Scientists in Copenhagen are fermenting seaweed on fungi to … Read more

Moolec Science CEO Highlights Promise of Molecular Farming for Food Security at Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins Summit

Moolec Science WARWICK, United Kingdom, June 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Gastón Paladini, Co-Founder and CEO of Moolec Science Limited (“Moolec”) attended the two-day Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins Summit in New York this week, where he joined fellow industrial thought leaders, and highlighted the promise of Molecular Farming to help address the challenge of food … Read more