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Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. The present inventions feature developments using silk to encapsulate flavor and/or fragrance materials.
Mandarin has a peculiar aroma that can be described as somewhat "fishy," which might be due to an unidentified amine compound.
Recently, a range of regulatory activities affecting the flavor and fragrance industry have been announced, impacting everything from trans fat to product-specific fragrance disclosure.
The benefits of working smarter, not harder.
"Ooh, smell this!" she delights, twisting the cap off a new shampoo discovery, and leaning into her shopping companion. "It smells so good. It reminds me of (pause) something ..."
A community of scientists is now brainstorming about how to offer decent toilet systems in developing countries and they are working with fragrance experts.
New rules simplify access to biodiversity and establishment of benefits sharing.
In this recurring column, Doreen Bloch shares insights from Poshly, a database about fragrance consumers derived from a data acquisition process that launched in 2012.
Participants in a research study gave lower ratings to scent samples when they were shown images of overweight or obese people.
ACI's new iSTREEM tool can be used to predict the environmental concentrations of down-the-drain chemicals used in cosmetics and cleaning products.