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Reuters (July 21, 2013) Scientists in Singapore are turning their hands to wine-making, using the pungent-smelling durian as a replacement for grapes. They're still a long way from commercializing durian wine, but the ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 22, 2012) A French engineer is offering wine-growers an efficient way to harvest their grapes without breaking their back - a robot designed to prune and pick grapes for them. While Wall-Ye (pron: Wall-Yee) ... watch video
AP (Nov. 22, 2013) A wine shortage report released this fall caused panic amongst tipplers, but growers are raising doubts about the report's impact. Citing problems in Europe, American growers hope new world wineries ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 9, 2014) The sandy soil, short rainy season, cheap land and abundant labour make Ethiopia ideal wine growing territory, and the government is hoping wine can also boost the country's image abroad to attract ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 9, 2015) A South African winery is aiming to revolutionise the wine-making industry by using indigenous Rooibos wood to produce a healthier wine with no preservatives. Hayley Platt reports.
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Aug. 28, 2015 New research examines the experiences of California residents who have been prescribed medical marijuana and the stigma they experience from public opinion. The findings indicate that the stigma of ... read more
Aug. 28, 2015 Researchers have shown that our understanding of how organic material is decomposed by fungi and bacteria is fundamentally wrong. This means that climate models that include ... read more
Aug. 28, 2015 Scientists have identified chemosensory proteins (CSPs) that play important roles in communications between worker ants. CSPs may represent a starting point for elucidation ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 The fungus Cryptococcus causes meningitis, a brain disease that kills about 1 million people each year. It's difficult to treat because fungi are genetically quite similar to ... read more
Apr. 3, 2014 An Australian wine marketing researcher has examined what influences selection along the wine supply chain. He surveyed consumers, retailers, restaurateurs and distributors in 11 countries. The study ... read more
Dec. 5, 2012 Bag-in-box wines are more likely than their bottled counterparts to develop unpleasant flavors, aromas and colors when stored at warm temperatures, a new study has found. New research emphasizes the ... read more
July 12, 2012 Have you ever gotten a headache or a rash from a single glass of wine? Has one glass of Merlot or Shiraz resulted in a painful hangover? If yes, you may be one of the 30 percent of people who are ... read more
June 4, 2012 The yeast Dekkera bruxellensis plays an important role in the production of wine, as it can have either a positive or a negative impact on the taste. Researchers have analyzed the yeast’s genome ... read more