US biotech firm Monsanto is now trying to connect with consumers of food products with its latest offerings in pipeline.
The St Louis-based firm is now looking at introducing soyabeans that are rich in Omega 3 and have lower transfatty acid. Continue reading Soymega: Soyabean with algae gene to produce Omega 3
While exploring parts of the Welsh coast we began to wonder about the man-made ramps seen on cliff slopes. Even when partly concealed by scrub, they are surprisingly frequent.
What, we wondered, might have been Continue reading When Welsh farmers were reliant on the humble seaweed for fertiliser
This is a kitchen science experiment that even the most amateur cook can perform. I will be demonstrating how to encapsulate water into an clear polymer that is completely safe to eat. I will also try and encapsulate other liquid foods such as strawberry juice. Continue reading Sodium alginate: Making Water Edible
Developing a deeper understanding of agriculture’s role in the future of energy, innovation and economic growth, particularly in rural areas, will be key to addressing global sustainability challenges, said U.S. Secretary of Continue reading Secretary of Agriculture delivers talk on ‘homegrown energy’ and the need for innovation
[Global] Algae probably is one of the last things you would associate with race cars, but the eukaryotic organisms soon will be powering Continue reading One of the world’s smallest organisms could make petroleum obsolete