The food safety of your phone’s newest emojis

Later this year you’ll be able to adorn your texts and tweets with a cornucopia of new food-related emojis (though sadly, we have yet to receive an actual cornucopia emoji), among others.

The Unicode Consortium, a nonprofit tech organization that coordinates the coding of emojis, text and other symbols between all computers and devices, announced […]

Researchers find new compound to combat Campylobacter

Credit: Alessandro Paiva

Campylobacter may have met its match.

And, in a stunning twist, it’s the same substance that makes Dracula cringe – garlic.

Researchers at Washington State University have found that a compound derived from garlic, diallyl sulfide, is 100 times more effective against Campylobacter than some of the antibiotics used to treat […]