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Humans collaborating with robots in manufacturing processes should be provided with maximum safety combined with ease of use, while meeting new requirements for adequate distancing of workers in manufacturing sites, all of which can be delivered with the latest cobot, the MELFA ASSISTA from Mitsubishi Electric. Pic: Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi produces new cobot

By Jim Cornall

Mitsubishi Electric’s new collaborative robot, the MELFA ASSISTA, has been developed to work alongside human operators without the need for guards or safety fences, while meeting requirements for adequate distancing of workers in manufacturing sites.

Eurolactis Italia has been manufacturing and selling donkey milk freeze-dried powder since 2010 and is expanding its milk collection network in Italy. Pic: Getty Images/Jacek Jacobi

Increased sales for donkey milk company during pandemic

By Jim Cornall

During the coronavirus crisis, donkey milk producer Eurolactis Italia Srl is seeing a growing demand for bulk donkey milk powder for the nutrition industry as well as for a raw cosmetic ingredient, mainly from soap manufacturers.

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The popularity of prebiotics in dairy

By Jim Cornall

With today’s consumers increasingly aware of the need to look after their digestive health, it is no surprise that one in four new product launches in dairy are now focused on digestive wellness promotion (Mintel GNPD 2019).

Scientists have investigated the interactions between starter and probiotic cultures in fermented dairy products for years. Pic: DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

Delivering the cells of probiotic success

By Jim Cornall

Probiotic dairy products are all about the cell count from beginning to end of their shelf life. But every bacterium needs a good buddy to keep it alive and kicking.

The clinical study on children at risk of atopic dermatitis is a collaboration between Evolve BioSystems, Inc. and Janssen Research & Development, LLC. Pic: Getty Images/panida wijitpanya

Evivo study on atopic dermatitis reduction

By Jim Cornall

Evolve BioSystems, Inc. has announced a collaboration with Janssen Research & Development, LLC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to conduct a clinical study in children at risk for developing atopic dermatitis.

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