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  1. Cakes & chemistry: the science of baking

    Jan 7, 2014

    It’s one of the first lessons in culinary school: Baking is a science.

    Any slight changes in a recipe — too much baking powder, over-mixing a batter — can make the difference between a moist cupcake and a hockey puck.

    “There is definitely an art to baking,” said Yael Vodovotz, a food-science professor at Ohio State University. “There’s a science to it, too.” To read more:http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2013/11/24/1-cakeschemistry.html

  2. FST Major Quynh Duong's Student Blog

    Jan 7, 2014

    FST student Quynh Duong blogs about her experience in product development competitions. To read more:http://studentblogs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/2013/09/create-to-taste-taste-to-create/

  3. FST Major Tommy Haufe's Student Blog

    Jan 7, 2014

    This past summer, FST senior Tommy Haufe blogged about his experience doing undergraduate research. To read about his experience: http://studentblogs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/2013/07/tomato-extravaganza/#.UicvH8fOhpM.facebook

  4. Monica Giusti named Ohio State University's 2013 Early Career Innovator of the Year

    Jan 7, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It’s not a new idea to use pigments from fruits and vegetables as natural alternatives to synthetic food dyes. But the work being done in Monica Giusti’s lab, focused on compounds called anthocyanins, is making it much more economical to use those natural colorants, and it’s shedding new light on the health benefits of doing so.

  5. FST's Dr. Jim Harper Retires

    Jan 7, 2014

    The Department of Food Science and Technology honored the career of Dr. Jim Harper with a reception in his honor that included both former and current faculty, staff and students.

  6. OSU opens ambience-setting flavor-testing lab

    Jan 7, 2014

    Click here to read the Columbus Dispatch's article about Dr. Chris Simons sensory lab: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2013/08/18/1-osu-opens-ambience-setting-flavor-testing-lab.html

  7. Sept. 12 Summit Tackles Providing 'Food for Billions'

    Jan 7, 2014

    The Food Innovation Center, directed by FST professor Dr. Ken Lee, is sponsoring a food summit, "Food for Billions," on Sept. 12 at the Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St., Columbus. To read more: https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/sept-12-summit-tackles-providing-food-for-billions

  8. Food Science Grad Student Advises U.S. Policy-Makers on Global Food Security

    Jan 7, 2014

    Rita Mirondo, a doctoral student in Ohio State's Department of Food Science and Technology, was invited to be one of three panelists for "Feed the Future: Growing Innovation, Harvesting Results." The purpose of the event was to highlight advances in global food security being made by the U.S. Agency for International Development's Feed the Future initiative.

  9. Tapping into the Subconscious: New Sensory Science Lab to Explore Mysteries of Flavor, Aroma, Appetite

    Jan 7, 2014

    FST Assistant Professor of Sensory Science, Chris Simons talks about his research and his sensory lab: https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/tapping-the-subconscious-new-sensory-science-lab-explore-mysteries-flavor-aroma

  10. "Whey Go" places at DRI New Product Competition

    Jan 7, 2014

    Congratulations to the FST Product Development Team “Whey GO” on their third place finish at the 2nd Annual Dairy Research Institute New Product competition at the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) meeting in Indianapolis! The team members pictured are (left to right): Ty Thammakulkrajang, Anastasia Purgianto, Elizabeth Green, Hardy Castada, and Sara Burcham.