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Archive | May, 2011

Dr Thomas Wilhelm

Mathematics points to new law in biology

A paper by a theoretical biologist at the Institute of Food Research has become the most viewed of all time on the journal Biomed Central Systems Biology. Dr Thomas Wilhelm described the necessary conditions for a fundamental phenomenon in nature, called bistability, that underlies cell division and cell differentiation. Understanding bistability is also important for […]

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Dr Ana Fernández

Developing innovative processes to ensure fresh food is safe

IFR researchers have recently reviewed the use of cold atmospheric plasmas to inactivate Salmonella to assess their use by fresh or minimally-processed food producers. A growing demand for fresh produce is presenting a challenge to the food industry to supply safe food with minimal processing. It is crucial that these foods are supplied without microbial […]

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Not only living longer, but living healthier

Not only living longer, but living healthier

[University of Bologna Press Release] IFR is a partner in a new EU-funded research project that is investigating how diet can help ensure that we remain healthy during old age. Immunological studies will feed into a study of how diet can affect a number of age-related conditions. People are living longer. Rising living standards, improved […]

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