Smart Food Sensor Detects Packaged Food Contamination

MIT engineers have designed a Velcro-like food sensor, made from an array of silk microneedles, that pierces through plastic packaging to sample food for signs of spoilage and bacterial contamination. The sensor's microneedles are moulded from a solution of edible proteins found in silk cocoons, and are designed to draw…

New DNA Test Detects Salmonella In Just Minutes

Researches at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney have developed a series of sensitive DNA assays to rapidly and accurately identify the five most common Salmonella subtypes in Australia. This new method simplifies further applications in clinical or industrial settings. Salmonella is one of the most common causes of…

Agilent Technologies Opens Global Solution Development Centre In Singapore

Agilent's new laboratory is designed to meet the demand for fully tested solutions in Pharma, Biopharma and Food Analysis sectors.  Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today opened a new facility in Singapore dedicated to developing integrated end-to-end workflows across a range of disciplines, including pharma, biopharma, lipidomics, and food testing.…
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