Nanotechnology in Food (again)

The House of Lords Science & technology committee (or more accurately a sub committee) has started to investigate the use of nanotechnologies in the food sector and is calling for evidence.There’s plenty of it here. Certainly if our experience of running a  few Nanofood confernces and producing a number of reports on the subject is typical, the committee could find …

Pop Science?

One of the biggest problems of working in nanotechnology is that most people outside the academic world don’t have a clue what you are talking about. A lot of people inside the ivory towers don’t either. At a recent wedding I sat next to a prominent academic researcher involved with alternative energy, who told me that he had never heard …