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Changes in the ocean are affecting and reshaping the mix of fish


An international team of scientists have discovered that as global temperatures rise, warm-water marine life are rapidly increasing while cold-water species are decreasing.

Could fish super charge your snacks?


If you enjoy the flavour of your meat flavoured crisps, then you might be pleased to hear that not only could your fried snack taste of meat it could also deliver a protein hit as well, improving the nutritional value.

Researchers believe the açaí berry may be more than a super food

Acai berries

Huge progress was made in reducing malaria cases and deaths between 2000 and 2015, but over the last two years this progress has stalled. The search for new treatments is now a priority.

Seasonal changes in Mars’ atmosphere proving a mystery

Mars surface

Researchers have found the large variations in the levels of oxygen present on Mars cannot be explained by known chemistry.

Ordering your plate

Healthy food platter

Are you one of those people who prefer to eat meals saving your favourite food until the end? Well depending on your preference, science may have you covered.

UK Government bringing business together

Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency.

Businesses in the UK have been invited to apply for a share of £5 million to improve the resource and energy efficiency of so-called foundation industries.

Sensing Future Packaging

Modern day packaging has a critical role in consumer engagement

How can the senses be used to develop innovative packaging and how will food and drink packaging be optimised using techniques such as sensory evaluation and consumer research?

Journal Highlights September 2019


SCI's peer-reviewed journals provide research studies and commentary articles undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas, addressing global audiences by crossing academic, industrial, government and science policy sectors.

Announcing CPI as a corporate partner


SCI is pleased to announce that CPI – a leading independent technology innovation centre – is the newest member of our Corporate Partnership Scheme.

Emerging evidence favours alcohol and fruits for cardioprotection


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) ranks highly among non-communicable diseases (NCD), with non-communicable diseases being a primary cause of deaths globally, accounting for 17 million deaths worldwide. Over the next 20 years, this number is projected to increase by 6 million annually.