News tagged with packaging

Reliable packaging for chemical-free food

It is not obvious when examining a wrapped lettuce or a microwavable bowl of Chinese soup. But plastic food packaging is made of multiple layers designed to act as a barrier for oxygen or bacteria. "Each of these layers is ...

dateApr 09, 2013 in Other
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Security card with a one-time password and LED display

Infineon Technologies AG and Bundesdruckerei GmbH have developed a new security smart card with an LED display and a one-time password. This new technology is centred around a security chip in the card which generates a one-time ...

dateMar 06, 2013 in Hardware
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Genetically modified foods,— who has to tell?

Consumers who believe they have a "right to know" whether their food contains genetically modified ingredients are pressing lawmakers, regulators and voters to require labels on altered foods. But even if they succeed, experts ...

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Food nets vanishing without a trace

Scientists are creating compostable versions food nets to be used with compostable products to ensure that, at the end of their life, they serve the purpose of helping to grow food, thus closing their life cycle loop.

dateFeb 26, 2013 in Materials Science
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Nanoparticles and the immune system

(—Nanotechnology is such a new innovation that no one is really sure what will come of it. Predictions range from the ability to reproduce things like diamonds and food, to the world being devoured by self-replicating ...

dateFeb 13, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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