News tagged with packaging

Killer paper for next-generation food packaging

Scientists are reporting development and successful lab tests of "killer paper," a material intended for use as a new food packaging material that helps preserve foods by fighting the bacteria that cause spoilage. The paper, ...

dateJan 19, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Shape matters

Which look bigger, packages of complicated shape or packages of simple shape? Some prior research shows that complex packages appear larger than simple packages of equal volume, while other research has shown the opposite ...

dateJun 02, 2014 in Economics & Business
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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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