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Quality Assessment of Corn Silage

Silage is a high-moisture fodder which is fed to cattle, livestock, and other ruminant animals. It is formed by partially fermenting forage plants such as wheat or corn in a silo. Fermented crops have high palatability and nutritional value, but … Continue reading

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Monitoring Storage Stability of RBD Palm Olein Using zNose®

Do you know, in 2015, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) confiscated large quantities of contaminated palm oil from ten major markets in Accra and Tema? Each year many such high-profile cases of palm oil adulteration come forth and shock … Continue reading

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Detecting TCA in Corks and Wine

Wines can make or break your customers. The best flavor in a wine comes out through a perfect balance of its various aromas. But many factors set back the flavor of wine. One such reason is cork taint. It is … Continue reading

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How to identify unwanted Odors in Foam Samples

Do you know polyurethane foam outgasses organic vapors that lead to unwanted odors? Polyurethane foam is a synthetic foam produced by a wide assortment of volatile organic compounds (VOC). It is a combination of isocyanate and polyols, which are derived … Continue reading

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Intensive Cargo Profiling for Smuggled Goods

Do you know in the U.S alone more than 7 million cargo containers come from overseas every year? Thousands of cargo containers around the world pass through every country’s seaports daily, carrying goods we need. But along with legal goods, … Continue reading

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Measurement of VOCs and Odors from Metal Casting in Foundries

Did You Know that casting is a part of metalworking? Well, Casting is a process in which liquid metal is poured into a mold- that contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to cool and solidify. … Continue reading

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Analysis of 2-Methylisoborneol(MIB) and Geosmin(GSM) in Pond Water based on rapid aroma profiling

Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet. It is loaded with important nutrients, such as protein and vitamin D. The Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that about one billion people worldwide rely on fish as their primary … Continue reading

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Detecting Nitro-Explosives with zNose®

Do you know about the different kinds of nitro-explosives? There are many kinds of explosives which are differentiated on the basis of their explosive charge. Explosive charge is a measured quantity of explosive material. Let us begin with the kinds … Continue reading

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Identification of physiologically Active and Inactive components of Marijuana

Consumption of illicit drugs is widespread globally.The illicit drugs trade (also referred to as the illegal drugs trade or drug trafficking) is one of the largest global businesses, at $322 billion. With a world GDP of US$36 trillion, the illicit drug trade may be … Continue reading

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Characterization of different types of Coffee samples

Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds of berries from the Coffea plant. The two most commonly grown are the highly regarded arabica, and the less sophisticated but stronger and more hardy robusta. … Continue reading

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