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2019
Illustration: Benny Box
11 APR

Intestinal bacteria and their genetics determine dietary advice

Dietary advice should be more personalized and based on knowledge of the composition of the individual person’s intestinal bacteria.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
2018
2015
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
23 NOV

Companies are given new tool to check for harmful chemical substances

New database containing more than 600,000 chemical structures gives companies a unique opportunity to quickly get an overview of the harmful effects associated with substances...

Biological systems Food safety Computer calculations
Photos: Colourbox.dk
12 NOV

The complex interplay between genetics, diet and lifestyle factors in relation...

Both the human genetic composition and diet and lifestyle factors have an influence on the risk of developing cancer. A PhD project from the National Food Institute, Technical...

Biological systems Nutrition and dietary habits
Image: Kristine Grønning Kongsbak
29 JUN

Computers predict effects of chemicals on human health

Computer models can group chemicals according to their health effects and can contribute to calculating and predicting cocktail effects on human health. These are some...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Computer calculations Biological systems
Photo: Finn Sivebæk
26 JUN

The Danish salmon adventure: from nearly extinct to tourist magnet

Following a large-scale rescue operation including extensive stream restoration and gene technology, the wild salmon in the streams of Jutland have turned into big local...

Fisheries and fish stocks Fish and shellfish Ecosystems Genes and genomes Biological systems
2014
Photo: Colourbox
10 DEC

Prospect of more sustainable pig production

The company VitaLys produces the amino acid lysine which is added to pig feed. The addition benefits the environment, because lysine reduces the need to give the animals...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Synthetic biology Production animals Food production
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