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GUEST ARTICLE: Looking for bold new partners to join the fight against malnutrition

By Kamel Chida, Deputy Director, Private Sector Partnership Development for Nutrition, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Despite significant progress in recent decades, malnutrition is still a huge barrier to children’s health and development around the world. The numbers speak for themselves: poor nutrition is an underlying cause of nearly half of all child deaths, and...

A miniaturised sensor mounted on a tooth. ©SilkLab, Tufts University.

Tooth-mounted sensor capable of tracking food intake

By Will Chu

A miniaturised sensor that can be mounted on a tooth has been developed to transmit data on glucose and salt intake, in a development highlighting the progress made in health-monitoring wearable devices.

Cargill launches EverSweet fermented steviol glycosides

Cargill launches EverSweet fermented steviol glycosides

By Elaine Watson

EverSweet - the hotly-anticipated ‘next-generation’ Reb D and Reb M sweetener from Cargill and Evolva produced via fermentation – is now available in commercial quantities, say the partners, who have also struck a deal to explore whether other high intensity...

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