A/Prof Yen with his glucose sensor

HK scientists devise saliva diabetes test

By RJ Whitehead

Researchers at Hong Kong Polytechnic University have developed a transistor-based biosensor which they say can take the pain out of diabetics’ regular blood tests by measuring glucose levels in saliva. 

Herring enzymes hold key to long life

Herring enzymes hold key to long life

By RJ Whitehead

In a busy week of enzyme news, it was suggested that enzymes from unused herring parts could soon appear in juices, and a Chinese company announced plans to tap into the food processing industry with its enzyme products.

Novozymes focused on local applications for India

Novozymes ramps up Indian presence

By Kacey Culliney

Enzyme producer Novozymes is focusing on new enzyme applications that can be applied to convenience foods that appeal to the Indian consumer.


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