A new project led by The University of Sydney seeks to improve existing methods of detecting a fish disease which is damaging the barramundi industry in Australia.Thanks to a major breakthrough in DNA-detection...

A recent discovery that humans are able to taste ‘fat’ may be the route to new treatments¬†in obesity, Deakin University health researchers have yesterday announced. Deakin researchers Dr Russell...

An ongoing study by scientists at the University of Turku in Finland suggests that taking probiotics during pregnancy may reduce the risk of adiposity – the most unhealthy form of obesity –...

Dairy has not always been considered favorably when it came to its use in weight reducing diets. However this assumption has now been proven to be incorrect.  Evidence is growing in support of increased...

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s principal intramural scientific research agency, the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is investigating exactly what happens inside barley grains when they germinate...

What will be the effects of predicted temperature increases on fruit crops in the future? How will climate policies like the federal government’s proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme affect...

US researchers have suggested that organic products are failing to gain mainstream appeal in the country, despite increasing retail penetration and media attention. According to research firm TABS, there...

Asda, the UK’s second largest supermarket chain, reported its twelfth successive quarter of market out-performance with underlying sales rising by 8.4% last week as they enhanced their innovation...

Every third child of school age prefers soft drinks which are not sweet. Children and young people love fish and do not think of themselves as being fussy eaters. Girls have a better sense of taste than...

Dairy innovation has been a key driver of growth over recent years and it is set to be strengthened with grants to encourage new product development and shape the future commercial success of the Australian...