Topic: R&D

New spicy tomato could be produced with gene tweak

New research suggests the tomato could be genetically modified to produce hotter chilli varieties.
Scientists say that capsaicinoids, the chemical compound that gives chilli peppers their heat, are also present in tomatoes but are inactive and could be turned on with gene tweaking.
Research which has sequenced the tomato genome has shown […]

Beam Time Pitch Night & Roundtable

 
Do you have a burning problem that could be solved by a scientist? South East Melbourne Innovation Partnership (SEMIP) is proud to bring you Pitch for Beam Time pitch night on 31st October 6pm at the Eastern Innovation Business Centre.
The Prize: The winner will receive $10,000 worth of Beam time at the Australian Synchrotron in Clayton with […]