Science focus: Top 10 most read research stories in 2020
Our top 10 most read research and discovery stories for 2020 features food safety concerns from COVID-19 to heavy metal contamination, to new technology and new class of colour pigments.
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2020 Study COVID-19 virus can survive on chilled and frozen salmon, chicken and pork for three weeks: Study Heavy metal contamination: ‘Serious and remarkable’ concentration of arsenic, lead and cadmium in Turkish fish Low-calorie diet and exercise put diabetes in remission for 60% of patients: Qatar RCT Grossly irresponsible? Study found high salt diet bad for cognition, but experts questioned trial design Coconut and COVID-19: Philippines studying antiviral properties of coconut oil as potential treatment Colouring evolution: New class of pigments have major potential in natural food colourant development Light disruption: Singapore uni spin-off developed tech to disinfect and preserve food and surfaces Arsenic snack shock: RMIT study revealed almost 75% of children rice snacks exceeded EU recommendations Over pressure: Singapore scientists claimed HPP could create clean label plant-based yoghurts to rival dairy Fish and chitosan: Scientists developed novel coating to improve quality of fillets during refrigeration