Food design & research > Test systems

Golden artificial tongue used to taste maple syrup

07 May, 2020

Canadian researchers have developed an artificial tongue using gold nanoparticles that can determine the taste and flavour complexity of maple syrup.


Scientists develop a quick Salmonella detection method

10 March, 2020

Food scientists have developed a method to rapidly identify Salmonella serotypes in two hours, completing the whole identification process in eight hours.


Massey University to help eradicate M. bovis from NZ

09 March, 2020

The Mycoplasma bovis Programme has selected Massey University to research the impacts of M. bovis on cattle in New Zealand.


Getting ready for digital brewers of the future

12 February, 2020

Emerson is partnering with a Belgian-based brewery group to modernise a pilot brewery used to educate the digital workforce of the next generation of brewers.


Macherey-Nagel PEHANON pH test strips

01 December, 2019

PEHANON pH test strips are designed to measure coloured samples in foods such as soft drinks, sauces and wine, to ensure food safety.


Thermo Scientific SureTect PCR assays and Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 5 Food Safety System

01 December, 2019

The Thermo Scientific SureTect System is a designed to quickly and accurately detect foodborne pathogens in a broad range of foods.


Virtual tongue developed to predict taste of food products

25 November, 2019

Researchers are developing a 'virtual tongue' that can detect foods for natural ligands aimed at taste receptors, thus predicting the taste of food.


Preparing our pork industry for African Swine Fever

25 November, 2019

Australian Government agencies, butchers and farmers are preparing themselves against the potential incursion of African Swine Fever in Queensland.


YILD Technical Spaces serviced labs

26 September, 2019

YILD Technical Spaces provide a fully flexible multi-tenant lab technical facility which is suitable for food and beverage operations.


Thermo Scientific Orion Star T900 series automated titrators

01 September, 2019

The Thermo Scientific Orion Star T900 series of automated titrators offer an easy-to-use solution for potentiometric titration.


New research to save cows from M. bovis disease

28 August, 2019

Researchers are trying to determine if there is a better way to prioritise the investigation of farms infected by M. bovis, a disease affecting herds of cattle.


UNSW unveils Microbiome Research Centre

14 August, 2019

The Microbiome Research Centre will research the effects of microbiota on gut health, and their links to diseases like obesity and diabetes.


Counterfeit whiskies scotched by artificial tongue

06 August, 2019

An artificial 'tongue' that can tell the difference between varieties of scotch whisky could help researchers identify counterfeits.


New methodology set to simplify food quality control

01 August, 2019

Scientists have developed a new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odorants and tastants, which they believe could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food in the future.


Analysing trends in coffee production

01 July, 2019

Research on yield patterns of coffee plants could improve coffee crop yields and introduce new coffee varieties to markets faster.


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