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Antimicrobial Edible Films Prevent Pathogens In Meat
2014-05-02 04:00:08

Antimicrobial agents incorporated into edible films applied to foods to seal in flavor, freshness and color can improve the microbiological safety of meats, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Frank Kjeldsen
2014-02-28 08:17:46

Endocrine disrupters are not the only worrying chemicals that ordinary consumers are exposed to in everyday life. Also nanoparticles of silver, found in e.g. dietary supplements, cosmetics and food packaging, now worry scientists.

2014-02-25 14:11:33

A tabletop device invented at Rice University can tell how efficiently a nanoparticle would travel through a well and may provide a wealth of information for oil and gas producers.

New Technique Detects Toxic Nanoparticles In Fresh Produce, Other Foods Products
2013-08-23 08:22:21

The use of nanomaterials for water treatment, food packaging, pesticides, cosmetics and other industrial uses has increased over the last few years. In regards to use in food packaging, these nanoparticles may also be entering our bodies through food consumption.

2013-06-15 23:00:35

Based on research, both the ATM buttons, and the public toilet seats have the same pseudomonades and bacillus bacteria.

How Can Ingesting Silver Turn Your Skin Blue
2012-10-31 04:28:31

Brown University researchers describe how ingesting too much silver can cause argyria, a rare condition that turns a patient's skin a striking shade of grayish blue.

Silver Nanoparticle Synthesis With Help Of Strawberry Tree Leaf
2012-07-11 18:24:05

A team of researchers from Greece and Spain have managed to synthesize silver nanoparticles, which are of great interest thanks to their application in biotechnology, by using strawberry tree leaf extract.

2012-06-07 09:01:39

Many organic contaminants in the air and in drinking water need to be detected at very low-level concentrations.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.