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Spun out of the University of Milano-Bicocca, the Italian biotech Fem2-Ambiente aids in the fight against food contamination and fraud by sequencing DNA traces from food samples. Mission: To use DNA barcoding to make sure that foods are free from contamination, such as fraudulent ingredients, microbes or allergenic particles. Food fraud is a crime where […]
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"using living things to create products or to do tasks for humans" About Biotechnology - Biotech Biotechnology is the practice of using plants, animals and micro-organisms such as bacteria, as well as biological processes - such as the ripen...
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism ...
DNA sequencing is the process of determining the precise order of nucleotides within a DNA molecule. During DNA sequencing, the bases of a small fragment of DNA are sequentially identified from signals emitted as each fragment is re-synthesized from a ...