News tagged with food

An algorithm to investigate unwelcome plankton

Computer scientists at Columbia University will work with oceanographers to understand what has caused an unusual plankton-like species to rapidly invade the Arabian Sea food chain, threatening fisheries that sustain more ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Environment
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Cattle ID system shows its muzzle

Maybe it sounds like a cow and bull story, but researchers in Egypt are developing a biometric identification system for cattle that could reduce food fraud and allow ranchers to control their stock more efficiently. The ...

dateJun 29, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Seawater greenhouses to bring life to the desert

Greenhouses that will use seawater to grow crops in one of the hottest and driest places on earth will be designed by researchers at Aston University working with industry partners as part of an international project.

dateJul 14, 2015 in Environment
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