Chewing gum from 3D printers

Chewing gum from 3D printers

wacker-candy2gum-technologyMUNCHEN, GERMANY: Wacker Chemie AG said that it will unveil the world’s first novel confectionery technology, CANDY2GUM. With CANDY2GUM, it is possible to produce innovative chewy candy that turns into chewing gum after a short time – the mouthfeel and chewing experience are absolutely unique. The new technology does not only modify the texture of confectionery (sweet). It also opens up new opportunities for flavours and ingredients. Read More

Food Browning by Maillard Reaction

steakWhen you chopped onion and fried on pan, and added the onions together with a pinch of baking soda did anybody taste of the browned onions are remarkably sweet and caramel-like, and compared with conventionally browned onions, they were softer! When you cook meat have you wondered why the meat changes color at different stages of cooking? But this was observed 102 years back itself by Louis-Camille Maillard. Read More

Rapid lead compounds discovery through high-throughput screening

hts-procedureHigh-Throughput Screening (HTS) is an approach to drug discovery that has gained widespread popularity over the past few years and expanded its applications for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research laboratories et al. The technology includes screening of large chemical libraries for activity against biological targets via the use of automation, miniaturized assays and large-scale data analysis. Read More

Chemical makeup of sports equipment

chemicals-in-sports-equipmentSports and physical activities have been part of the natural endeavors of humans in earth. The primeval records of sports activities date back to the First Olympics Games in 776 B.C. in Greece. Since then, the human yearning for participating in sports activities and this activity has pushed civilisations to create more structure to more sports games. The design of sports equipment must rely on the knowledge of materials science, engineering, physics, physiology, and biomechanics and must consider various possible characteristics. Read More