News tagged with food storage

The grass is always greener

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recent study of grasslands shows that species variety more important to ecosystem services than previously thought.

Aug 19, 2011
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Wine in a box? Think 'good' not 'gauche'

In a surprise discovery that may help boxed wine shake off its image as a gauche alternative to bottles, scientists in Canada are reporting that multilayer aseptic cartons (a.k.a. ‘boxes’) may help reduce ...

Jun 04, 2009
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Biology's drive toward engineering

Biology is on the verge of getting its versions of the lever, wheel and axle, pulley and other basic machines that enable engineers to build almost any mechanical device, a new analysis has concluded. The ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Keeping beer fresh longer

Researchers are reporting discovery of a scientific basis for extending the shelf life of beer so that it stays fresh and tastes good longer. For the first time, they identified the main substances that cause the bitter, ...

Apr 13, 2011
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Can home cooking be hazardous to your health?

(AP) -- Could your kitchen at home pass a restaurant inspection? New researcher suggests that at least one in seven home kitchens would flunk the kind of health inspection commonly administered to restaurants.

Sep 02, 2010
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