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Danes devise the draught beer app

Danish students have come up with a smart phone beer app they call “Ghostbar”.

Can cheese help keep heart disease at bay?

The French diet is heavy on wine and cheese, but despite that fact heart disease is uncommon in France. A new study suggests that cheese may be the reason why.

Ecological food to have longer life

Have you heard about the method that keeps salmon fresh for a whole month, without the use of chemicals?

When science promoted sugar as healthy

Studies in the 1970s showed that people couldn’t get overweight or develop cardiovascular diseases from consumption of carbohydrates such as sugar. A Norwegian professor thinks we are still paying for this mistake.

Why dinosaurs avoided the equator for 30 million years

Researchers have discovered why it took the dinosaurs 30 million years to capture the equator.

From aquatic nuisance to terrestrial blessing

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient in all plant production, but phosphorus reserves are now being depleted at an ever quicker rate. This is a threat to food safety.

Chemical cocktails in foods increase cancer risk

The risk of getting cancer from carcinogens increases dramatically when the substances are mixed.

Frozen versus fresh vegetables

Stored fresh vegetables have lower vitamin C content than frozen. Research scientists have examined and compared nutrients in frozen and fresh vegetables.

Doctor of hollandaise

Not too much heat, whisk well, and make sure you use enough water. Then you’re on your way to a good butter sauce.

Dead parasites in your sushi can trigger allergic reaction

Eating raw fish containing tiny dead roundworms can cause an allergic reaction and at worst send your body into shock.