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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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July 26, 2016 Scientists have designed a system to modify, or edit, multiple genes in the genome simultaneously, while also minimizing unintended effects. The gene-editing 'toolbox' provides a user-friendly ... read more
July 26, 2016 A regulatory protein named ERI-1 helps ensure that all cells in a tissue remain identical to one another, a research team has discovered for the first time. The work involved ... read more
July 26, 2016 Seeing fruit 'turn bad and going to waste' inspired a team of researchers in China to explore using atmospheric pressure nonequilibrium plasma as a novel solution to extend the shelf life of fruit ... read more
July 25, 2016 Volcanic climate perturbations that delivered cold and stormy weather to much of the Northern Hemisphere generated a combination of conditions in the Sonoran Desert that were ... 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